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Larry Nelson will be representing Corvair engine options for builders at the Copper State Fly-in this coming weekend February 6 to 9. He will have William Wynne manuals of various sorts and other information and conduct some seminars / talks about Corvair engines: Copperstate Fly in Feb. 6-9, Buckeye AZ.

Larry Nelson, who flies a Corvair powered Zenith 601-HDS tail dragger, is working on a lower budget Corvair flight engine build. You can follow his progress on his youtube channel. Here is the first video installment for it:

Stick And Rudder an explanation of the art of flying

William Wynne produced a nice short and pithy video considering what the experience of homebuilding does or might do for the homebuilder, in the broader context of the meaningfulness of their time here: Homebuilt Travels  

corvair air fuel gauge

William Wynne talks up the merits of using a high quality air fuel ratio gauge for engine management / monitoring: Air Fuel Ratio Gauge

corvair maintenance operations and procedures

You can always go hunt down a Corvair core motor, scavenge the internet for information, tear down your core and find parts that you think will work for you. Put it all together according to the best information you can find for free — and then you can figure out some kind of firewall forward […]

nas3 not for corvair anymore

William Wynne has produced a great new reference page for Corvair flight engine carbs moving forward. While the Stromberg NAS3 used to be desirable for use on Corvair powered planes (and still may be fine for certain older installations), rebuild problems and parts issues have caused recommendations to change. Manage your risk. Read this: 2020 […]

There is really only one way to get finished: Make a plan and execute. Turn the TV off, go to the shop. Learn, build, fly: Thought for the Day: Your 2020 Aviation Ambitions

Good friends come to help out. There’s a necessary spirit of this in homebuilding in general. I think some people have paid into the system and it’s time they reap some of that back. This is a good example of that principle well applied: New Hangar Roof — The great fortune of good friends

Zenith Workshops

Upcoming workshops at Zenith: January 24 and 25, 2020, Hosted by Wheels & Wings in Edgewater Florida, February 6 & 7, Zenith Aircraft factory Link to the fun