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Wanted: Streamlined Flying Wires

Cameron

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I know this is a long shot, but I figured that I'd try. I'm looking for streamlined flying wires for my Skyote project. I know a couple of you have some flying wires laying around. Maybe I'll get lucky and you'll have a couple of these wires. Below is the list of wires that I'm looking for. The lengths shown are the wire lengths. I've also noted pin to pin lengths where I have that info.


(4 ea) AN674AC-072000 ¼-28 UNF 72.00” Streamline Wire Flying Wires
(4 ea) AN674AC-076290 ¼-28 UNF 76.29” Streamline Wire Landing Wires
(2 ea) AN673AC-047630 10-32 UNF 47.63” Streamline Wire Incidence Wire 49.180" pin to pin
(2 ea) AN673AC-032680 10-32 UNF 32.68” Streamline Wire Incidence Wire 34.175" pin to pin
(2 ea) AN674AC-024000 ¼-28 UNF 24.00” Streamline Wire Cabane Wire 25.872" pin to pin
(2 ea) AN673AC-022300 10-32 UNF 22.30” Streamline Wire Cabane Wire 23.794" pin to pin
(2 ea) AN673AC-026530 10-32 UNF 26.53” Streamline Wire Upper Tail Brace Wire 28.027" pin to pin
 

Cameron

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Just adding one more wire to the list. Going to use a streamlined wire under the horizontal stab, rather than a round one.

(2 ea) AN673AC-024740 10-32 UNF 24.74” Streamline Wire

Plus, I figured a bump to the top of the might be good...although I realize finding any of these is almost hopeless.
 

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Just adding one more wire to the list. Going to use a streamlined wire under the horizontal stab, rather than a round one.

Waco replaced the streamlined wires under the Horz Stab with round wires on the GL, The streamlined wires are too easily damaged by stones and other Foreign object that the Prop and wheels kick up.
 

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You should check with Davisaeroparts end Flyingwires .I bought some for my Pitts tail for a very good price
 

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I did check with Russ Ward. I was just hoping to find some used ones. The flyingwires guys are checking, but I haven't heard back from them yet and I'd guess that means they don't have any. I will check with Benny though...I hadn't thought about that.

I figured the round wires on the lower side were for debris, but I wasn't for sure. I've got streamlined wires on the lower side of my Eagle...so far, so good. I don't operate off grass so that should help.
 

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I did check with Russ Ward. I was just hoping to find some used ones. The flyingwires guys are checking, but I haven't heard back from them yet and I'd guess that means they don't have any. I will check with Benny though...I hadn't thought about that.

I figured the round wires on the lower side were for debris, but I wasn't for sure. I've got streamlined wires on the lower side of my Eagle...so far, so good. I don't operate off grass so that should help.
We've built lots of tailbrace wires for BearHawks, and most folks prefer round wires for the bottom set, mostly because of debris damage. What we normally do is use a round wire and coat it with a piece of black heat shrink tubing for added debris resistance.
cheers,
Russ
 

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