Having hung upside down by the seatbelt with a header tank on fire I
definitely prefer to have all the fuel in the wings, but I had a Midget
Mustang with all the fuel in the header tank and currently fly a Mustang
2 with just a header tank. I would certainly put all my fuel in the
wings if I was
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> "The partial KR2 (original design) I have bought is fitted with an
aluminum fuel tank in front of the instrument panel. From the information
I have available this is not a good idea (shift of CoG, fire danger
On the contrary, if you've got an aluminum tank it means it's removable.
Thanks for all the inputs!
I will retain the current configuration. One of the things I really
liked is the simple fuel qty indicator - see through pipe!
I am glad that the CoG shift would not be a problem and the tank should
be much safer during crashing. I do not expect to fly for
CG shift with the header tank is a non -issue. I have a 12 US Gal. header tank
from RR in my KR2S and the change in trim from full to almost empty is only a
couple of bars on the trim indicator .
Aluminum is probably superior in chemical resistance from auto fuels and less
likely to leak
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> Subject: KR> Fuel header tank
> Hi Guys
Los Alamos, NM
Subject: Re: KR> Fuel header tank
I have a KR-2s with a 12 gal. header tank and am currently building another
that I retained the same idea but in a slightly smaller form of 7.5 gal. My
theory is that gravity never quits so fuel flow wo
The partial KR2 (original design) I have bought is fitted with an
aluminum fuel tank in front of the instrument panel. From the
information I have available this is not a good idea (shift of CoG, fire
Would you advise that I ditch this and create wing tanks? Given all
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