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by Slick540
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:46 am
Forum: Traditional Engines
Topic: Hot Start Problems io540 modified.
Replies: 0
Views: 119

Hot Start Problems io540 modified.

I fly the Slick 540 powered by a modified IO540 from Barret Precision Engines with Slick mags. The fuselage is 100% carbon with electrical cables running from engine compartment to aft of the cockpit where the battery is mounted. I noticed during my airshow season mid July that my hot start procedur...
by Slick540
Thu Nov 09, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Traditional Engines
Topic: excessive loss of oil during aerobatics
Replies: 10
Views: 2159

Re: excessive loss of oil during aerobatics

My experience is that flying Unlimited vs Advanced will burn more oil. There is a auxiliary case mounted oil pump that you can fit that will pump the oil back from the inverted system back into the engine instead off the breather hose. When the breather hose feeds into the 6-1 exhaust you have a suc...
by Slick540
Fri Sep 29, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Russian Monoplanes
Topic: IAC competition in YAK-55
Replies: 1
Views: 590

Re: IAC competition in YAK-55

Morning, I flew my Yak55 from sportsman to Advanced. 180Hours on 55's. You will only realise the qualities of the Yak55 after you have sold it. We all chase the dream of having the modern monoplane. The harmony between Elevator and Ailerons is spectacular. By comparison to the Zlin50 of the same era...