Re: Fuel tank vent
Dave Hudak <dghudie@...>
Since Paul brought it up...
Here are a couple of photos of my set up. I broke the canard in 2005 due to an engine stop. Then spent the next twelve years building a new house for my wife and myself with a hangar underneath. We finally moved in last march so I am thinking it is time to retrieve the Q-Bird from the ceiling and REBUILD!
Thanks for keeping the dream alive and well,
Powerhouse Electric, Inc.
201 Cavu Avenue / Kalispell, MT 59901
David Hudak, Pres.
Serving the Flathead Valley over 30 years!!
On Thursday, September 13, 2018, 3:00:08 PM MDT, wypaul2001@... [Q-LIST] wrote:
I have had mine on top for over 800 hours after experiencing problems with the vent coming out the bottom. Used a SS tube initially and then built a small airfoil shaped inlet that is about a half inch tall. Works great. The idea came from Dave Hudak's plane. I also lowered the header overflow by about 1/2" to stop the over filling problem. Be happy to send you a picture of mine and its location if you are interested.
PS just lowering the overflow may have cured the problem of a fuel loaded vent line but mine works great and would do the same again.