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Started by Doug Johnson, May 12, 2011, 03:30:56 PM
Quote from: greatlakeshelio on May 14, 2011, 07:46:19 PMI began initiation of a follow-on production Helio when I was in pursuit of Helio Aircraft in 1982. As an aeronautical engineer and pilot, my emphasis was on making the ultimate Helio.1) Ultra-high strength plastic extruded roll cage2) continuous spar eliminates wing carry-thru3) Turbine power4) 4400 pound max weight5) 180 knot cruise6) 44" wide cabin with true six-place seating..I have the drawing somewhere and when I locate it, I'll scan and post..)
Quote from: 391stol on June 02, 2011, 07:43:57 PMI always thought changing the shape of the gear legs from square to round so the tubing could be purchased to fabricate new legs easily.
Quote from: 391stol on June 02, 2011, 07:43:57 PMof course this would need a fair bit of engineering to get passed by the feds. But once approved
Quote from: 391stol on June 02, 2011, 07:43:57 PMand heat treated to spec.