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The L'il Buzzard ultralight trainer.

Top 10 reasons to consider a
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When was the last time you did maintenance on your K & N Airfilter? Is you filter safety wired? Click here to see how to clean and safety wire your airfilter!


 

Ultralight Aircraft Troubleshooting Reports 

Troubleshooting the Buccaneer XA ultralight aircraft-   
Another aircraft that has been around almost as long as the MX, is the Buccaneer Amphibian XA. (Not to be confused with the Buccaneer SX). 
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Troubleshooting the Beaver family of ultralight aircraft-
The Beaver ultralight became available in early 1984, and quickly became one of the fastest selling aircraft in Canada. A pilot could build the plane in less than one hundred and fifty hours, and it was priced within reach of most enthusiast adding to its popularity. (Industry sources indicate that over 2,000 Beaver aircraft have been delivered to customers worldwide.)
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Troubleshooting the Challenger family of ultralight aircraft-
Buzzman's Corner is a guide to problems which have been reported with Challenger aircraft. It is not meant to be negative in nature. Instead, it is an encyclopedia of knowledge about things which can go wrong. Read it and learn how to prevent damage, how to inspect your plane, and what items you should be including in your preflights.
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Troubleshooting the Chinook WT 11 ultralight aircraft-
The original Chinook WT -11 was introduced in 1984. It available then only in a single place configuration. The Chinook WT-11 is a pusher, in a taildragger configuration. The main construction uses aluminum tube bolt and rivet together construction. The pilot 's seat is located at the front of the main boom. Controls are standard stick and rudder with a left mounted throttle. While the plane was "three axis control" it used a wing warping system for aileron control. The design featured doors which could be removed for summer operation. Originally power was supplied by a Rotax 277 engine with a belt drive which sat inverted at the trailing edge of the wing.
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Troubleshooting the Lazair ultralight aircraft-
The Lazair ultralight was a very successful ultralight design. During it's production run it is rumored that over 2,000 kits were delivered worldwide. In an effort to get information to owners of Lazair ultralights the following "Technical Updates" as per the Lazair factory newsletter have been reproduced.
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Troubleshooting the Quicksilver MX ultralight-
One of the oldest and most proven designs on the ultralight market is that of the VENERABLE QUICKSILVER MX . The MX was probably the most highly promoted and successfully marketed ultralight aircraft in the decade that they have been available, with some reports of over 8,000 having been sold.
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Troubleshooting a Mitchell Wing
When I purchased a used Mitchell Wing A-10D in July of 2001 Id been assured that it had been flown on a fairly regular basis and was nominally functional. Prior to handing over cash, however, Id gone over the plane with a list of bad things to look for that Id gotten from Larry Smith at Ameriplanes.
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Ultralight Aircraft Safety bulletins and alerts
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Kitfox aircraft service advisories.
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Protecting your prop - especially in a pusher configuration!
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A safer way to start your old Weedhopper
"Weedhopper of Georgia" Vince Calhoun has a system just for you!
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Flying on floats - some things you should consider. Click here for more information.

TLC (tender loving care) for your ultralight
A lot of ultralight pilots are getting ready to bring their craft out of storage, and there are a few things they should do before they take to the air.
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Ultralight aircraft accident data and reports
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Canadian ultralight accident data
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Ultraviolet protection - don't leave your ultralight aircraft without it...
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Ultralight fabric testing
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Ultralight Aircraft alerts and advisory notification system
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Ultralight Aircraft cleaning suggestions
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Ultralight Aircraft Inspection schedule
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Make yourself visible to others when your flying...... Strobe lights make you visible! Click here for more information!


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