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Re: REFLECTOR: Engine install
At 10:01 AM 7/14/1999 -0500, you wrote:
>I am building a Std. Elite with a Franklin/IVO. I discovered that with the
>Std. Elite RG Franklin/IVO
I have the Franklin on a 173 Elite and I mounted the engine 1 in.
above the spar. The prop is well centered in the cowling opening but I
still had to add a bump on the upper cowl to accomodate the spark plug bump
on the plenum. I also had to lower the right hind corner of the plenum as
it was really too close to the upper cowl also. These were the last bits
of resin that I mixed for the entire airplane so it was no big deal.
The carb air intake box and scoop fit just fine under the fuselage
just as they came with the kit. I had no modification to do there.
Cheers, Gilles Gratton LW FG Elite......flying just great!