Category: Firewall Forward

Firewall Part 2 – Gascolator

Continuing with mounting items to firewall. I had to make a decent-sized doubler (160x120mm) to cover all the holes originally provisioned for the 914 fuel pumps. Instead, the gascolator (fuel/water separator) gets mounted at this location near the bottom of the firewall. Meanwhile I’ve also started on all the...

Firewall Part 1

I started mounting components to the firewall. There is a little bit of extra work for me to do since my firewall was pre-punched for a Rotax 914UL engine, but I’m installing a 915iS instead. This means I have some new holes to drill, some holes to cover up,...

Propeller Arrived

My Airmaster propeller arrived! I now have all the parts needed to build up everything forward of the firewall, just need time 🙂 Thanks to COVID-related delays, including lockdowns and sea freight shipping problems, it took over a year for the prop to arrive (the normal lead time is...