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Cozy MKIV Builder's Log Book - September, 2002

DATE DESCRIPTION TIME

9/1/02
  1. Finish GPS Coupler wire installation
  2. Put air in tires
1 hrs
9/7/02
  1. Tighten Navaid pushrod nut
  2. Fix leaking gascolator
  3. Measure for oil cooler scoop and hose - need 1" x 4" to 1.5" diameter intake
2 hrs
9/9/02
  1. Layup oil cooler air scoop and plenum parts - also turbulators
2 hrs
9/12/02
  1. Check fit of oil cooler air scoop and plenum parts
1 hrs
9/14/02
  1. Finish oil cooler air scoop and plenum layups
  2. Clean PVA off wheel pants
2 hrs
9/15/02
  1. Trim and sand previous layups
  2. Begin wheel pants layups
3 hrs
9/20/02
  1. Install oil cooler plenum and scoop
3 hrs
9/21/02
  1. Re-install original pitch trim springs to assist at forward C.G.
  2. Install turbulators behind L.B. - test for oil temperature air flow
  3. Cut open fule tank sensor covers - adjust "full" levels
  4. Measure canard incidence angle - SEEMS to be 0.6 deg. to 1.1 deg. low
4 hrs
9/25/02
  1. Remove oil cooler plenum and scoop - didn't help temperatures
  2. Perform 1/2 oil change - finish in morning
2 hrs
9/26/02
  1. Finish oil change - oil temps GOOD per flight test
1 hrs
9/28/02
  1. Begin fitting left wheel pants to gear leg and wheel
2 hrs
9/29/02
  1. Nose gear mechanism very tight - remove and lube worm gear bushings
  2. Fix loose casting/clamp at base of nose gear - had loosened from hard landings
3 hrs
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PREVIOUS POST-BUILD TOTAL: 33 hrs MONTH TOTAL: 26 hrs
BUILD TOTAL: 2990 hrs POST-BUILD TOTAL: 59 hrs

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