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by philcook
Mon May 16, 2022 1:52 am
Forum: XL-2
Topic: Spare rudder?
Replies: 11
Views: 290

Re: Spare rudder?

Hi, I actually have one I'd be willing to sell, from an aircraft with only just over 600 hrs. email me at phil@lavion.aero or call me at 616-490-8263.
by philcook
Mon May 16, 2022 1:47 am
Forum: XL-2
Topic: Need right side door and window
Replies: 5
Views: 226

Re: Need right side door and window

I actually have one I'm willing to sell. Give me a call. Give me a call at 616-490-8263, or email phil@lavion.aero.
by philcook
Tue Mar 15, 2022 3:48 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: Calling All Liberty Owners
Replies: 6
Views: 270

Re: Calling All Liberty Owners

Z98 - Zeeland, MI
by philcook
Mon Mar 14, 2022 9:33 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: Tail Plane Attachment Lug(135A-30-615)
Replies: 18
Views: 3079

Re: Tail Plane Attachment Lug(135A-30-615)

Count me in as well.
by philcook
Mon Mar 14, 2022 9:31 pm
Forum: Mechanics Lounge
Topic: 500 hour parts
Replies: 24
Views: 879

Re: 500 hour parts

Perfect, thank you Michael! I'd sent some personal messages to Ed on these forums but he never responded. I left him VM and email and hope to hear back from him soon. I'll pass along what I find out.
Phil
by philcook
Mon Mar 14, 2022 11:39 am
Forum: Mechanics Lounge
Topic: 500 hour parts
Replies: 24
Views: 879

Re: 500 hour parts

The one major life limited part you forgot to mention is the firewall blanket (2000 hrs) which I doubt we'll be able to find anybody to manufacture those aside from Discovery. Around 300 hrs before mine becomes one of those lawn ornaments without one. The fuselage life limit was extended to 10,000 h...
by philcook
Fri Mar 04, 2022 3:22 am
Forum: XL-2
Topic: Has any XL-2 owner received spares from Discovery Aviation this year 2022?
Replies: 7
Views: 450

Re: Has any XL-2 owner received spares from Discovery Aviation this year 2022?

I’ve attempted to contact Discovery but have not received responses to multiple emails and contact attempts.
by philcook
Fri Nov 26, 2021 3:34 am
Forum: Mechanics Lounge
Topic: Starting Issues
Replies: 27
Views: 14927

Re: Starting Issues

I have tried every trick on this thread and have found that if the engine temp is anything below about 55-60 degs it just will not start - it fires and will spin a few rotations but will not stay running. Multiple primes, closed throttle, open throttle, proper fuel pressure, new plugs, etc. and the ...
by philcook
Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:06 am
Forum: XL-2
Topic: Where to purchase firewall blanket?
Replies: 9
Views: 1772

Re: Where to purchase firewall blanket?

Life limits as stated in the aircraft manuals are only mandatory if specified in the type certificate data sheet. For the XL-2 the TCDS states in Note 3 “ Airworthiness Limitations for mandatory retirement life or mandatory inspection are included in the Maintenance Manual (Instructions for Continue...
by philcook
Wed Nov 24, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: XL-2
Topic: Where to purchase firewall blanket?
Replies: 9
Views: 1772

Re: Where to purchase firewall blanket?

I’ve had zero progress on a source for these. I’m getting close to the 2000 hrs as well and am getting concerned that I’ll soon be yet another grounded XL-2 due to lack of parts.