A Clever Engine Mount Solution

When engine maker UL Power decided to retrofit an RV-4 with one of their engines, they faced an interesting problem, brought about by the fact that it was much lighter than the original (to the airframe) Lycoming. This meant that it needed to be mounted farther forward to keep the eight and balance correct, and this - in turn - provided a clever solution to mounting the engine for the power-plant did not sport the typical Dynafocal 1 mounting gear geometry. Continue reading "A Clever Engine Mount Solution"