Scott Stearns - TR-1 Project
I'm building a 2 place KIS in southern CA. My project has a few modifications from the original.
|The wing is carbon fiber (a really good deal on carbon prepreg fell in my lap a few years ago), the elevator is also carbon and is about 2" longer than stock, I switched to a center stick, and I have 4 fuel tanks for a total of 100 gallons.|
|A total rework of the rudder pedal system.|
Aileron Bellcrank - I moved the aileron bellcrank out to the wingtip to make room for the fuel tank aft of the spar. A 4" dia. tube runs the length of the wing and passes the aileron push tube and possibly some wiring
|Elevator Comparison - My elevator is carbon fiber and about 2" longer
than stock. A stock elevator is shown for comparison.
|Landing Gear - I did a flox release around the gear and steel strap
bolts onto the release to lock in the gear. I left room for a 1/16" strip
of rubber to wrap around the gear so the gear can still flex around slightly
with the bolts full torqued. The rubber also keep the flox pad from being