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Apollo TrikersA group for all Apollo Trike owners, Racers, JetStars, DeltaJets and Monsoons.
Owner: Sean Scott
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A group for all Apollo Trike owners including Racers, JetStars, DeltaJets and Monsoons. Share your location, flying experiences, squawks and issues related to your Apollo trike, whether made in Hungry or North America. If you own or fly an Apollo join up.
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by Abid Farooqui Rotax has released a mandatory bulletin for 912 and 914 series engines: SB-912-058-UL
Due to a deviation in the hardening process, certain washers may have excessive hardness. This deviation could cause the washer to crack and could cause loosening of the flywheel, ignition failure or engine damage. Note that washers part number 944072 delivered as spare parts are not affected. The bulletin covers specific inspection and replacement instructions for full compliance.
by Ryan McAnarney 3 years agoHey guys what up? Just wanting t say whats up to all of you.Conditions have been smoking out here this last week and there hasn't been much flying going on!! I don't think a day has gone by since ive been back that at some point it wasnt gusting high 20's to low 30's. Had an interesting safety meeting with the FAA the other day, and it was actually a good positive experience. They got all of the trike pilots on Kauai together to talk about safety issues and how to better ourselves. Am hoping that it helps with some of the intrapersonal relationships outhere with everyone. If you go online to "Bigskykauai.com" you will see pics of the DJ with my electric green and blue 11 meter, "Larrys old one". That wing is really perfect for these breezy conditions. Aloha guys Ryno
Paul Hamilton is now flying a S-LSA 582 Monsoon in Nevada. Sean you should invite Paul to join this group.
Keep an eye out for next months "Light Sport and Ultralight Flying" magazine
Revo is going to be on the cover and a full report card on it by Dan Johnson
Ryan McAnarney is now a WSC FAA SP-CFI and flying his Delta Jet 912 with an earlier version of Reflex-11 wing in Hawaii
by Abid Farooqui 4 years agoMagdi, I was kidding. Don't be so serious :).
Dan Johnson flew the Revo 912S with Reflex 11 wing at Sun N Fun and just finished articles about it for Ultraflight and Sport flying magazine.
I can only give out some glimpses:
“I saw closer to 110 mph at one point and I can say this is the fastest I’ve ever flown in a trike.”
“As with most of Revo, form follows function; things work well but they also look good.”
“Revo is a visual treat thanks to its innovative design and stunning machine work.”
The more I examined Revo and then flew with Larry Mednick of Evolution (and Tampabay Aerosports), I realized even Air Creation’s beautiful Tanarg had been done one better.
Plus, let me add that Evolution Trikes offers a 13-meter wing that is much more suitable to newer trike pilots plus a 15-meter single surface wing for those who want to explore slower speed trike flying.)
We went slow (less than 50 mph) and we blazed past 100 mph indicated. I expected to need the full face helmet Larry offered but, truthfully, wind blast wasn’t bad.
This open cockpit aircraft has “cabin” heat and it works
While I didn’t measure 45-to-45 degree roll reversals, it’s clear that Reflex 11 has one of the fastest roll rates among weight-shift LSA, which translates to the pilot needing to make only small inputs to achieve a desired bank angle. It also means you can maintain control in rougher flying weather.
The rest I guess you will have to wait and see in the magazine
by Magdi Shalash 4 years agoOkey ...you may have a point there....especially ...the negative article part....I can very much agree on that.....still we shouldn't snob the idea of Good publicity...not necessarily by Dan
by Abid Farooqui 4 years agoBecause it costs -money- to be on there. Why do we need that review when we are already selling a good amount in the US market where Dan has most of his readers.
Have you ever read a bad review of an aircraft from Dan?
by Magdi Shalash 4 years agoGuys why neither the apollos nor the REVO are not on ByDanJohnsom.com
it's worth it