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by Alan Evan Hanes
Mon Aug 30, 2021 2:55 pm
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: Fuel Selector Valve
Replies: 4
Views: 11400

Re: Fuel Selector Valve

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by Alan Evan Hanes
Mon Aug 30, 2021 8:55 am
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: Fuel Selector Valve
Replies: 4
Views: 11400

Re: Fuel Selector Valve

Welcome Dave. You and your dad have a lovely plane. If I am not mistaken the original fuel valve was just an off the shelf brass three way valve that was standard to nearly all homebuilt's at the time. I suspect it is a Weatherhead 3/8"FEM X3/8"FEM 3-PORT Valve (See Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Par...
by Alan Evan Hanes
Fri Aug 13, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: Fire extinguishers
Replies: 3
Views: 9726

Re: Fire extinguishers

Not sure anything we can carry in the cockpit is big enough. Halon is mandated by the South African Civil Aviation Authority for all aircraft. In May 1983 I had the adventurous misfortune to be a passenger in a Fairchild F24R aircraft that caught fire in flight. So before the requests start I will e...
by Alan Evan Hanes
Thu Aug 12, 2021 4:27 pm
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: Viva Dokter Alfredo Scottellini Papa Falco
Replies: 0
Views: 7435

Viva Dokter Alfredo Scottellini Papa Falco

My late father (a WWII veteran and fellow Falcoholic) always believed in celebrating the living. I wholeheartedly concur with his sentiment and therefore have embarked penning some drivel which follows. One naturally thinks that we owe the Falco to Stelio Frati, but on more sober reflection, we owe ...
by Alan Evan Hanes
Thu Aug 12, 2021 2:15 pm
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: F8L Falco Type Certificate
Replies: 3
Views: 8926

Re: F8L Falco Type Certificate

I have been remiss in not thanking you for your post. You do not by any chance in all the tons of documentation you have collected over the years seen a copy of the RAI TC?
by Alan Evan Hanes
Wed Aug 11, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: Production lists
Replies: 1
Views: 5541

Re: Production lists

This is what I have pieced together but might contain inaccuracies. Any corrections and updates welcomed. With over 100 airframes flying this also shows how Alfred Scott's Sequoia initiatives have exceeded that of Stelio Frati. Salute. Series 1 (C/n 101-111) Aviamilano 1956-1957 (11 airframes) Serie...
by Alan Evan Hanes
Tue Aug 10, 2021 6:01 am
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: Painting Your Falco
Replies: 1
Views: 5570

Painting Your Falco

I have been pondering over this for a long time without resolution - how do you paint a Falco? Please share your insights in respect of a. materials used and b. method. The latter is important as I have previously resprayed 5 aircraft, but they all had the significant advantage of removeable wings a...
by Alan Evan Hanes
Fri Aug 06, 2021 4:20 pm
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: Nose Gear Bay Doors
Replies: 3
Views: 10511

Re: Nose Gear Bay Doors

Please post photos here for all to benefit from, as the Nose Gear Door is rather unusually absent from the rather excellent and comprehensive plans.
by Alan Evan Hanes
Fri Aug 06, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: F8L Falco Type Certificate
Replies: 3
Views: 8926

F8L Falco Type Certificate

I cannot seem to find a definitive RAI nor FAA Falco type certificate.

If anyone has one, please share.
by Alan Evan Hanes
Fri Aug 06, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: Falco Discussion
Topic: Production lists
Replies: 1
Views: 5541

Production lists

Does anyone have (out of pure anal anorak curiosity) a list of all Falco's made and their present status?

I tried creating one but it seems to have flaws that I cannot resolve.