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Old 12-19-2019, 08:04 AM
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Default Carbon Plug&Play Tailwheel Fairing

After a long development process, I'm happy to let you know that I've completed the Tailwheel Fairing with the plug & play installation on the very common Screaming Eagle Retrofit Tailwheel Fork from Flyboy Accessories.

You catch the fairing, enlarge a bit the axis hole, probably file a little bit the top big hole (just to clean the fiber) and you are ready to install.

This is the first production prototype ready to start the test period in the concrete and grass airfields.

Let me know your opinions.













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Old 12-19-2019, 08:08 AM
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Molto bella! Nice job!
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Old 12-19-2019, 08:58 AM
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Default Tail wheel fairing

Looks great Luca when will they be available at Flyboy?
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Old 12-19-2019, 09:45 AM
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Looks great Luca when will they be available at Flyboy?
We're are speaking with them now, I'm doing some hard test on the first prototype. Probably at the end of January, we can start the final production.

Thanks for your interest.
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Old 12-19-2019, 02:49 PM
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Sure is pretty. Any idea on speed increase yet?
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Old 12-19-2019, 05:04 PM
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I hope those are as fast as they look!
Very nice.
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:25 PM
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That’s almost cool enough to make me want to switch back to my screaming eagle tailwheel fork and lightweight tailwheel! Very cool!

Seriously, now I’m kinda bummed that I just ponied up for the pneumatic tailwheel from Flyboys.

Oh well. Spares are good. I’d probably buy one of your fairings and keep the whole package ready to roll on the shelf. If I ever come across an RV that’s faster than my 3, BAM! Off the shelf it comes and problem solved!
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Old 12-19-2019, 07:29 PM
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I really like the new style bolt/axle designed for use with a tow bar. Very desirable even if I do not get the fairing.
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Old 12-20-2019, 12:06 AM
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Bravissimo!

Va bene!

maybe time for me to switch back to the screaming eagle fork instead of the bell fork. I could always switch back when I know I am going to rough fields.

Looking forward to your tests and then pricing info.
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Old 12-20-2019, 07:42 AM
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Very nice!
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