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First time builder with Private License (1500+ Hours) but flying in Sport Category now. Previously worked as Engineer for Bendix Instruments and Life Support (Apollo Applications) and then Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. The last job was working on F14/F15 and SR71 afterburner.
Home Airport (ie. KMYJ)
Currently (2021) New Hibiscus Airpark (Grass Runway)
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I bought the kit with the old style wheelpants, but when the new style came out, I sold the old ones at a discount and bought the new ones.
The nose fork is the original one (and its doubler) that came with the kit. I didn't have any trouble fitting the new style pants to the gear at all.
I did allow a bit more reveal of the tries than many wheelpants I have seen but that buys me some grace on a grass strip and make valve stem access simple with just a small rounded notch in the bottom of the pant.
Scott, Just curious how much your plane weighs empty? I talked with WW last night and I think I may also use the Corvair. Just trying to see how much I will be able to carry after I load it up with wife & fuel.
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