Re: Q200 fuel vent
You are correct. I knew the guy that died in that crash. He was a
retired United Airlines mechanic that highly modified his Q200. He
lived in San Carlos, CA. After the first crash where he misjudged
the runway and took out a row of parked planes, he rebuilt and moved
it to Hollister, CA. for its first flight.
However, he installed an aux fuel tank just above the main wing using
the top of the wing as the bottom of the tank as I recall. Fuel
leaked into the main wing from pin holes in the layup and destroyed
the wing foam. Just into the first flight at 3-4,000' the wing came
--- In Q-LIST@..., "Steve" <sham@i...> wrote:
Tad, If my memory serves me right there was a accident with a Qthat someone had built a wing tank. He ran auto gas and the tank
leaked, melted the foam and had a wing had a structural failure in
1, Tri gear 26ft wing span.
I have been told many things regarding Q/Dfly similarities (picsin photo album N1107P...)
landing, no header. It has a lot of custom so It is difficult to link
similarities between either the Q or Dfly. I don't have plans and not
real familiar with Q or Dfly just know there are differences and
similarities and heard a bunch of stories regarding the design/plan.
that runs up to
the wing tanks to build ram pressureAnything
would be a guess.Service.
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