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KR Gathering 2013 Trip: Awards, Fate and A New Direction

After having worked diligently for almost a year, building and installing wing tanks, removing the header tank, and installing my new Corvair engine, in 2012, I was ready to head to the Gathering that year only to be sorely disappointed … Continue reading

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Leaned Engine Stops On Go-Around Attempt

By Dan Heath Before pancake breakfast at the SAC ( Sport Aviation Center ) I went out for “Dawn” patrol and a few “touch-and-gos”. After 1 very nice approach and 1 very good touch and go, I decided that it … Continue reading

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Aviating Again

By Dan Heath I had not been flying for a couple of weeks due to weather and installing an oil pre-heating system on my engine. And, this day, Sunday, January 20, 2013, I was intent on cleaning up the hangar, … Continue reading

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Follow Up On Dynon AutoPilot Setup

By Dan Heath Due to sort of crummy weather this morning, I had to wait till afternoon to get in a little KR flying. So, after lunch, I headed to the airport. It was still fairly overcast until around 3. … Continue reading

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Dan Heath and KR-2 Blackbird Fly “The SCBC Mission” To Sumter

Every two weeks in South Carolina, on Sunday morning, people from all over the state and a few from bordering states, get up early and fly to a designated location to have breakfast. This has been going on since 1938, … Continue reading

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My Trip To The 40th Anniversary KR Gathering

By Dan Heath I have been working for the last two years to install a Corvair engine, to replace the VW that it was running for over 100 hours. Because this engine is a bit heavier than the VW, I … Continue reading

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President’s Cockpit

For those who attended the September general membership meeting, Merrill Donahoo, of the Richland County Aeronautics Commission, gave us a presentation on the upcoming Southeast Aviation Show at Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU) hosted by the South Carolina Aviation Association. My … Continue reading

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