I don't know whether the fuselage will need to be level or not.  For take off, 
I don't think it would be a problem unless the nose is going to stay on the 
ground and cause a shimmy.  However, my bigger concern would be whether you 
will be able to land on the mains and not be bumping the nose gear at the same 
time.  Maybe one of the nosedragger pilots on here can contribute their 
opinion.  Seems to me Rob Scmitt's KR would be a good example of a Stock KR-2S 
nosedragger configuration, so perhaps he can offer a better opinion than me 
based on his experience.  Rob, would it matter on landing if your nose gear was 
an inch taller?  Would that create too much abuse to the nose on landing?  What 
about on takeoff?  Would that keep the nose on the ground too long and 
potentially create a shimmy issue?  I suspect not, but perhaps Rob can give us 
his opinion?

-Jeff Scott
Cherokee Village, AR

Sent: Friday, September 07, 2018 at 8:51 AM
From: "Stef den Boer via KRnet" <>
To: KRnet <>
Cc: "Stef den Boer" <>
Subject: KR> Progress and question
Hi kr family,

Today we did one of the last jobs where we coult have a delay with. We filled 
up the brake system. It was a easy job with no leaks. Great feeling.

Instruments are installed, I have noise from the radio / transponder. Al wiring 
is almost finished. Need to final check the flight contralls and install 
safetywire it.

And install the engine but that is plug and play....

The day of the first flight is close...yesssss


I extended the nose gear 2 inch (50mm) but need only 40mm. So the longaron will 
be a bit out of water level, and I have a bit more prop clearance, but also 
more force to the gear. Should I shorten is waterlevel longerons or schould I 
leave it like this?

Question 2

Needs the longarons water level in the mtow situation or in empty weight 

thanks, stef

Steph and his dad are building the KR-2S see

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