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Re: REFLECTOR: Reticulated Foam/Fuel Tanks



Do we fill the whole fuel tank by reticulated foam?
May we get rid of the baffles (not the bulkhead) in the strake if we put the reticulated foam?

Eung Tai Kim
South Korea
173 FGE

-----Original Message-----
From: Ronnie Brown <rolandbrown@Sprintmail.com>
To: reflector@awpi.com <reflector@awpi.com>; lawrence epstein <ljepstein@hotmail.com>
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 1999 8:50 AM
Subject: Re: REFLECTOR: Reticulated Foam/Fuel Tanks



>So for a 173 RG, 65 gallons of fuel capacity:
>1. The 65 gallon capacity would be reduced to 63 gallons
>2. Would weigh 10 pounds
>3. Cost approximately $195
>
>Awfully cheap to minimize the fire hazards associated with a rough or off
>field landing!!!