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Cozy MKIV Builder's Log Book - August, 2002

DATE DESCRIPTION TIME

8/1/02
  1. Install compass on I.P. cover with velcro
  2. Check shimmy damper - OK
  3. Install compass deviation card
  4. Track prop - good to 1/16"
  5. Conduct FAA inspection with William Burke, et. al. - PASS!!
  6. Fly familiarization flight with John Vermeylen
  7. Reinstall all covers
  8. Silicone wing heat shields in place - red silicone
  9. Silicone wing bolt covers in place - white silicone
11 hrs
8/2/02
  1. Finish GPS mount for I.P.
  2. Fabricate clock mount for I.P. in old compass hole
  3. get screen material for air vents
  4. Organize all COZY paperwork
3 hrs
8/3/02
  1. Install GPS mount - wire GPS to avionics bus
  2. Install clock mount
  3. Fix reversed rudder belhorns / re-install rudder cables with bolts to belhorns
5 hrs
8/4/02
  1. Full pre-flight / Claude and Pete ground crew / Ed Masterson chase plane
  2. FIRST FLIGHT!!!!
  3. Re-index propellor to try to reduce soot
  4. Full engine inspection and walk around inspection
  5. Adjust trim spring - need more down elevator (up trim)
  6. SECOND FLIGHT!!
6 hrs
8/7/02
  1. Install dual temperature gauge - OAT/Inside temp.
  2. Fix pitch trim installation - still need stronger springs
2 hrs
8/9/02
  1. Install extra pitch trim springs
1 hrs
8/12/02
  1. Install "Strong" Pitch Trim system - wire in place
  2. Adjust sidetone level on radio
4 hrs
8/13/02
  1. Finish "Strong" Pitch Trim system installation
  2. Build fuel transfer pump
2 hrs
8/14/02
  1. Transfer fuel to left tank - fill right tank and mark gauge
  2. Add 1 thin washer to right distal lower bolt - drop right wing incidence about 0.25 degrees
  3. Test fly - better, but still needs more adjustment
  4. Remove 1 thin washer from left distal lower bolt - increase left wing incidence about 0.25 degrees
  5. Silicone covers and wing joints again
  6. Oil temperatures high - need duct for cooler - begin planning
6 hrs
8/15/02
  1. Fabricate new gust locks that fit better
1 hrs
8/16/02
  1. Start fabricating oil cooler scoop
1 hrs
8/30/02
  1. Change oil - mark dipstick at 4-5-6-7-8 quarts
  2. Measure oil pressure sender fittings for restrictor orifice - don't need one
  3. Rotate large SCAT tube - was rubbing on cowl - put silicone bead on bottom of SCAT tube
  4. Fix Landing Brake broken cable/nicopress joint - redo 2 nicopress sleeves
  5. Fill and calibrate fuel window - left tank
  6. Tighten lookse throttle quadrant bolts/screws
6 hrs
8/31/02
  1. Install Porcine GPS Coupler - one last wire to solder
  2. Install quick release for "Strong" Pitch trim system
4 hrs
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PREVIOUS TOTAL: 2970  hrs MONTH TOTAL: 52 hrs
BUILD TOTAL: 2990 hrs
POST-BUILD WORK TOTAL: 33 hrs

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