Cowl Flaps finished

Hours Worked = 4.75

Finished up the cowl flaps today. The tricky part is the flaps were designed to go thru a thicker cowl, and needed to have spacers made to get the to sit flush against the bottom of the 10’s cowl. I then also had to fabricate up the small aluminum connector that bridges the nose gear slot, to also accommodate the added thickness of the cowl flaps. All in all, I think it’s going to work well!

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2 thoughts on “Cowl Flaps finished

  • March 31, 2020 at 7:32 PM

    Hi. I noticed you used anti splat cowl flaps. I think that’s what they are called. Did you install them on your build or add them after flight testing? I’m having some cooling issues on my cylinders on climb out in my rv10. It’s fine in cruise. I’d appreciate some feed back. Thanks Neil

  • April 18, 2020 at 5:06 PM

    Yup, I have a pair of the AntiSplat cowl flaps installed. It may be because of the location I installed them, but I don’t think they make a huge difference between open and closed.

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