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BD-4 Builder/Owner: Steve Craigle


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Name Steve Craigle
Address 20618 60th Ave. NE  
Arlington, WA 98223-4203, US
Airport KAWO  
Phone 360-474-8231  
Email (please contact the webmaster to receive the email address of this builder.)
How to contact best  
Homepage  
Callsign N232SC  
S/N# 691  
Project Status flying  
First Flight June 30th, 2001  
Pilot Structural aeronautical engineer. Contributes stress analyses to the wings.  
Last Update 2002-01-19  
Remarks Ford V6, long wings, metal fuel tanks and composite wings.  
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Doing the W&B     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
A few days before the first flight     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
A few days before the first flight     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Ford V6 SC engine     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Ford V6 SC engine     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Ford V6 SC engine     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
After sever problems with my super-charged engine I decided to replace it with a carbureted Ford V6 (the one from Holger. This shows the progress of building it up. Picture taken September 2002.     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Side view of the replacement engine setup. September 2002.     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Bringing home the newly purchased N777LC     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Ready to leave Heber City, CO     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Take-off at Heber City, CO     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
A trimming system for the ailerons.     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
The panel     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
2003-06-08: Steve and Carolyn fly down from Arlington, WA (AWO) to Aurora (UAO) to visit Holger.     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
2003-06-08: In UAO, near Van's Aircraft headquarters.     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
2003-06-08: Fitting 6'2" trailer trash in the back. Steve's back seats are quite comfortable with thick padding. It is surprising how well one sits in such a tiny space.     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
2003-06-08: Loading her up.     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
At the Cougar Mountain Fly-in 2003.     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
April 2004     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
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April 2004     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Steve getting ready for a flight after a fresh annual; April 2004     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Fitting a normaly aspirated Ford V-6 to N232SC: new exhaust     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
Fitting a normaly aspirated Ford V-6 to N232SC: new exhaust     Edit the text to this image Delete this image  
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Articles

Vortex Generators Building and testing of vortex generators  
Findings on wing spar stress analysis This is a brief summary of a lengthy discussion and a number of calculations that I run in early 2002. To learn more about the discussion search in the archive of the BD-4 mailing list.