Monthly Archives: November 2009

YS 170 CDi conversion

I’m rebuilding the YS 170 in the new Integral with the CDi and low-oil conversion kit. The CDi consists of a new backplate, ignition box, wiring and cable protectors, head and plug. Low oil parts are just the new crank and cam gear, all other parts will be reused. Getting the engine apart was not […]

Indoor video

Yes we do indoor as well… Audun flies his Vrolet.

Engines part two: pumped engines

This is a series of general advice on engines describing my experiences. These posts are intended for those who still think about engines as a complete mystery -things I wish someone had told me before I had to spend the time to find out for myself. (YS mechanics and engine doctors already know this.) I […]

New plane: Integral

New plane in da house! I’ve bought a brand new, ready built ZN Line Integral. Masterly built and painted by Rune Gjelsnes who is now well on his way to financing the switch to electric F3A. It has a used Ys 170 for power but will be rebuilt with CDi conversion kit before I fly […]

Engines part one: two strokes

I’ve gotten to a point where I feel comfortable giving general advice on engines so I’ll write a series of posts describing my experiences. This series is intended for those who still think about engines as a complete mystery. These are my experiences and they are all things I wish someone had told me before […]