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Acrosport With Mercury Outboard Motor

By Ted Kiebke, EAA 837375, EAA Chapter 1498

November 2016

This is just a brief update. We have had lots of interest in Ted’s project, so we thought we’d pass on a photo and video of the completed aircraft. — Ed.

Those of you who have been following our project might have expected a flight by now, but we ran into a cooling problem at taxi speeds. We needed to add a fan to the radiator to keep it from overheating when we were in extended taxiing.

Acrosport With Mercury Outboard Motor - Update 

Nice new paint job

The cowling also had to be modified.

Acrosport With Mercury Outboard Motor - Update 

Run-up testing

If I wore a toupee, this would be a good way to test how well the glue holds!

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