Re: KR> KR2 damaged elevator

2017-01-12 Thread Deon-tsrc via KRnet
Mark Thanks for the advice. I have studied your webpages for some time now and it is clear you have good experience! Regards Deon On 13/01/2017 02:18, Mark Langford via KRnet wrote: Virg wrote: > Pitch sensitivity is an overblown item, Virg Now that I have put over 1100 hours on a KR2S,

Re: KR> Pitch sensitivity

2017-01-12 Thread Jeff Scott via KRnet
What Chris describes is not at all unusual. A number of aircraft fly better in an aft CG as the elevator gets too heavy with a forward CG. A C-182 is a good example. A 200 horse Muskateer is another. It flies better and is easier to land if your CG is a bit aft simply because the elevator

Re: KR> Pitch sensitivity

2017-01-12 Thread Kayak Chris via KRnet
> Could you go into further detail about "how" it flew better with a forward > CG than an aft CG? Sure, the plane under normal conditions (no baggage) would require significant up trim to unload the stick, and when pulling power, would drop the nose unless you held onto the stick. "Lawn dart"is a

Re: KR> Pitch sensitivity

2017-01-12 Thread Mark Langford via KRnet
Kayak Chris wrote: > with all this talk about pitch sensitivity, one common mention is > using forward CG. What is up with that? My last plane really liked aft > CG (within the envelope obviously) and flew MUCH better there. What > happens to a KR at aft CG? You had an odd bird if it flew

Re: KR> Pitch sensitivity

2017-01-12 Thread Kayak Chris via KRnet
with all this talk about pitch sensitivity, one common mention is using forward CG. What is up with that? My last plane really liked aft CG (within the envelope obviously) and flew MUCH better there. What happens to a KR at aft CG? ___ Search the KRnet

KR> Pitch sensitivity

2017-01-12 Thread Larry Flesner via KRnet
At 03:45 PM 1/12/2017, you wrote: Pitch sensitivity is an overblown item, Virg ++ Pitch sensitivity is NOT overblown but it also SHOULD NOT be an issue for the knowing pilot. It is easily accommodated on the first flight and actually

Re: KR> KR2 damaged elevator

2017-01-12 Thread Virgil N. Salisbury via KRnet
Pitch sensitivity is an overblown item, Virg On 1/12/2017 10:42 AM, Deon-tsrc via KRnet wrote: Hi Virgil The KR2 apparently suffers from too much pitch sensitivity. Later designs resulted in the KR2S which has a longer fuselage length increasing the moment arm of the tail.

KR> pitot tube location?

2017-01-12 Thread Wayne via KRnet
Rick, Here is the web page about building his pitot tube. Should give you everything you need. http://www.n56ml.com/fairings.html -- Wayne DeLisle Sr. KR> KRnet Digest, Vol 5, Issue 3 Rick Cochenet wiharley69 at yahoo.com Sat Jan 7 11:52:24 EST 2017 Previous message (by thread): KR> FOR

Re: KR> KR2 damaged elevator

2017-01-12 Thread Deon-tsrc via KRnet
Hi Virgil The KR2 apparently suffers from too much pitch sensitivity. Later designs resulted in the KR2S which has a longer fuselage length increasing the moment arm of the tail. Another idea was too increase the surface area of the horizontal stabilizer (see Mark Langford's discussion about

Re: KR> KR2 damaged elevator

2017-01-12 Thread Virgil N. Salisbury via KRnet
What pitch sensitivity ? Virg On 1/12/2017 1:47 AM, Deon-tsrc via KRnet wrote: Good day I was thinking that in the process I should reduce pitch sensitivity by enlarging the tail area as well. So removing the aft spar of the horizontal stabilizer and install a longer one.