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    Default Somebody mixed pieces

    Parts is parts I guess


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    Hi,

    Looks like there should be a bungee change in your near future.

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    It does look like the gear needs pulled in, but the plane either has two wingtip STCs and they used one for each wing, or for some other reason there is a huge Madras Deemer tip where the smaller Ferguson Plane Booster tip should be. It has the Ferguson STC because the wing has the extra rib instead of the spar being cut short like the Madras Deemer STC requires, so they probably banged a tip and could only find a Deemer tip to replace the Plane Booster.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMO22 View Post
    Parts is parts I guess

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    what’s your point? I don’t get it. It needs bungees.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gilbert Pierce View Post
    whatís your point? I donít get it. It needs bungees.
    If we ever have Oshkosh or SnF again, take a look at the difference of the Madras and Plane Booster tips, the Madras is a large droop, an oval egg shaped from leading edge to trailing. The Plane Booster a lot less droop, strait back from leading to trailing edge, no oval shape, much less droop. Probably does not fly as well as it would with the correct part the STC calls for.
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    Bungees, bungees, BUNGEES!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim View Post
    Bungees, bungees, BUNGEES!

    Those look like they might be the cords put on in Lock Haven when it left the nest LOL


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    Plane boosters original tip was a little deeper droop. After Cub Crafters bought the STC they revised the tip shape to be not so much of a droop and then re-certified it only to the PA-18.

    This airplane looks like they replaced a tip with one of the Cub crafters tips and left the other side with the original tip.

    Plus, those bungee cords are junk, replace them
    Before one breaks..

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevesaircraft(Bri) View Post
    Plane boosters original tip was a little deeper droop. After Cub Crafters bought the STC they revised the tip shape to be not so much of a droop and then re-certified it only to the PA-18.

    This airplane looks like they replaced a tip with one of the Cub crafters tips and left the other side with the original tip.

    Plus, those bungee cords are junk, replace them
    Before one breaks..

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    Once you get more time around them you will be able to tell the difference, a couple more examples, easy to tell the difference. Plane Booster tips have never had the oval droop down from the leading edge like Madras do, Booster tips go strait back no oval drop down in the front. Madras go down and than back, thats why people complane about not being able to see, they come down and block your view. The top pic Pacer with Booster tips, notice the rake, strait back to the droop trailing edge, no oval shaped droop down at the leading edge and than back like Madras in the second pic, just strait line right to the droop rear tip, and visibility is not blocked as much as Madras.


    Plane Booster





    Madras





    Another Madras





    And Plane Booster




    A couple more

    See how that line goes strait back and the leading edge of the droop tip is flush with the wing leading edge, thats Plane Booster




    and how this is rounded and goes down, Madras

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    Madras




    Plane Boosters


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