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First Flight: Cozy MKIV Plans #656


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After 9 years of building, mostly one full day per week, Cozy MKIV plans #656 took to the sky for the first time. The maiden flight was made by owner Thane Ostroth on 6/21/08 from Pontiac Oakland Airport here in Michigan. It was an uneventfull flight according to Thane. Cylinder #2 temps dropped slowly and pretty much stopped firing after climb out and the pitch trim decided to stop working also. The problem with cylinder #2 turned out to be a clogged fuel injector (Superior IO-360) and the pitch trim (Strong) is binding up. 2.5 hours so far into Phase 1 flight testing and we work on the problems as they come up.

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Bravo! Great to see your posts over the last couple years! :carrot::brocolli::banana: Toasting your success with a little V8 libation!!

Self confessed Wingnut.

Now think about it...wouldn't you rather LIVE your life, rather than watch someone else's, on Reality T.V.?

Get up off that couch!!! =)

 

Progress; Fuselage on all three, with outside and inside nearly complete. 8 inch extended nose. FHC done. Canard finished. ERacer wings done with blended winglets. IO540 starting rebuild. Mounting Spar. Starting strake ribs.

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