Finally back in the air

Back up in the air with the new engine.


First time out on the runway in a couple of months

Just about got everything done in preparation for the return to the air.


Testing the new bronze oil collar

This time around I’ve got the new bronze oil collar installed in the reduction drive.


Testing the delrin oil collar in the reduction drive


Changing out the oil collar in the redr

Another problem, another fix.


Running the replacement engine

The engine is in and running and now there is testing to be done before flying again.


The replacement engine ready to go into the aircraft

Just about ready to drop the replacement engine into the aircraft.


Preparing to remove the engine

This time around I pull the engine and start removing parts and accessories in preparation for the arrival of the replacement engine.


What else needs repair?

This time around I’m working through testing all the aspects of the engine to see if I can find any other problems.


Leaking oil and engine about to quit

In this video demonstrate what to do and what not to do in an emergency.

Peter Muller

Raptor Aircraft is a new kit aircraft company designing a spacious, fast, personal transportation solution.

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