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Chasing the Perfect Idle RPM

Posted by Safety Officer, 12 August 2015 - * * * * - · 791 views

Chasing The Perfect Idle RPM
The highs and lows

Is there a perfect idle rpm for the 912 series engine? This seems to be a widely discussed and at times a hotly debated item on many forums. The simple answer is NO . Set the idle where you want and or need it, but do it for the right reason. A big discussion seems to be that if the idle isn’t set l...

Carb sync in simple terms

Posted by Safety Officer, 30 December 2013 - - - - - - · 833 views


This will get you through the basics and after you do a sync or two it will get easier and you will get better. This is not an official document and is only meant for your edification and will get you through a carb sync. Some experienced people that do...

Good Documentation?

Posted by Safety Officer, 25 May 2013 - - - - - - · 874 views

Good Documentation?

“It’s Everything”

  I would like to take a moment and talk about good verses poor logbook entries and how they may affect you. I don’t know how to make this a short article because it has so many ramifications and implications for owners and mechanics. I get many...

Rotax 5 Year Rubber Replacement -The Installation Considerations

Posted by Safety Officer, 18 December 2012 - - - - - - · 1,134 views

Rotax 5 Year Rubber Replacement

The Installation Considerations

Part 2

  For those who have decided that they will do a Rotax 5 year rubber replacement we need to look at what it covers and how we can utilize good sterile maintenance practices to keep debris from...

The Task at Hand - Rotax 5 Year Rubber Replacement

Posted by Safety Officer, 18 December 2012 - - - - - - · 748 views

The Task at Hand

Rotax 5 Year Rubber Replacement

Part 1

  This discussion is going to focus on a topic that will undoubtedly have Rotax engine owners on both sides of the fence, both for and against in a major discussion, but I hope to instill a sense of...

Winning the engine Lottery

Posted by Safety Officer, 13 June 2012 - - - - - - · 1,208 views

Winning the Engine Lottery

Not one you want to win!

  Here I was flying along with 3 other CT’s on our way for breakfast and a happy camper. I was the leader that day and...

Who Needs A Manual?

Posted by Safety Officer, 26 February 2012 - * * * * * · 781 views

Manuals; Do I Really Need Them?

  The simple answer is absolutely, YES! It doesn’t make any difference if you have a Rotax 2 stroke or a 4 stroke. If you own a Rotax engine and pick up a screwdriver or wrench and intend to touch your engine then...

Understanding the Ground Adjustable Prop

Posted by Safety Officer, 29 September 2011 - - - - - - · 657 views

Understanding the Ground Adjustable Prop

Keeping it simple and effective for the common setup.

Let's discuss prop pitch and how it affects flight characteristics. It can help flight characteristics or it can hinder. I'm often asked; What's the correct...

Do I Have Enough Tension?

Posted by Safety Officer, 18 September 2011 - - - - - - · 646 views

Do I Have Enough Tension?

(Tension in this article doesn’t apply to work or home Posted Image)

Let’s talk about the tensionon...

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