Articles Related to the Aeronca Champ and Chief 

This article discusses the conversion of Champs and Chiefs from one model to another. 

Aeronca Aircraft Conversions rev10.pdf Aeronca Aircraft Conversions rev10.pdf
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This article discusses the inspection and repair of fuel shutoff valves 

fuel shutoff valves overhaul rev7.pdf fuel shutoff valves overhaul rev7.pdf
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This article discusses the repair of oleo struts on Champs and Chiefs. It includes information from John Baker's website plus additional information from Bill Pancake, David Rude, and others. 

 

Aeronca Oleo Strut rev 9.pdf Aeronca Oleo Strut rev 9.pdf
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This article provides suggested guidance for the inspection and maintenance of oleos during annual and 100 hour inspections.

This article provides information related to Maule Tailwheel shimmy problems. 

Aeronca Maule Tailwheel Shimmy rev f.pdf Aeronca Maule Tailwheel Shimmy rev f.pdf
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This article discusses a common problem of oil leaking from the airbox on small continental engines. 

Oil out the Airbox revb.pdf Oil out the Airbox revb.pdf
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This article reviews in detail the installation of hydraulic toe brakes on an Aeronca Champ. 

This article discusses methods for measuring and adjusting the limits of travel on elevators, trim tabs, rudders, and ailerons.  

tail feather limits rev draft 7.pdf tail feather limits rev draft 7.pdf
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This article reviews the application of oil sumps on small Continental engines 

Aeronca Oil Sumps rev8.pdf Aeronca Oil Sumps rev8.pdf
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This article reviews potential problems installing impulse mags on the right side of Continental C65-8 engines 

Impulse mags and the dash 8 engine rev3.pdf Impulse mags and the dash 8 engine rev3.pdf
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This article provides photos and info related to the installation of the Hummer Starter on Aeronca aircraft.

Aeronca and the Hummer Starter rev 2.pdf Aeronca and the Hummer Starter rev 2.pdf
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This article provides photos and info related to a stapler used for applying baffle seals on Champs and Chiefs at the Aeronca factory

Aeronca Baffle Seal Stapler rev1.pdf Aeronca Baffle Seal Stapler rev1.pdf
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This article discusses the inspection and maintenance of tail wheel landing gear on Champs and Chiefs. 

This article discusses 10 items that a new owner of a Champ or Chief should consider obtaining. 

Stuff You Should Have rev 6.pdf Stuff You Should Have rev 6.pdf
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This article provides details on how I fabricated a borescope using an inexpensive usb borescipe connected to a laptop PC. 

This is a collection of information and photographs that the author assembled during the restoration of Champ N3129E.  

Judging info book for N3129E compress.pdf Judging info book for N3129E compress.pdf
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This article reviews the installation of a BPE-14 wind powered alternator 

Installation of BPE Alternator rev10.pdf Installation of BPE Alternator rev10.pdf
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Field Approvals and 337's for N3129E 

This Field Approval covers the installation of an aircraft sealed battery system to power the starter, com radio, and misc other elec devices.  

337FA sealed battery.pdf 337FA sealed battery.pdf
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This Field Approval covers the installation of a customized instrument panel with additional instruments.  

337FA Inst panel.pdf 337FA Inst panel.pdf
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This Field Approval covers the installation of rails for adjusting the front seat forward or aft in 1/2" increments up to 2" total travel. 

337FA adj seat rail.pdf 337FA adj seat rail.pdf
Size : 4124.812 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the relocation of the electrical system sealed battery from the firewall to behind the rear seat. 

337FA relocate battery.pdf 337FA relocate battery.pdf
Size : 4549.817 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the installation of an Air Wolf Air/Oil separator with a custom external sludge collection bottle 

337FA air wolf.pdf 337FA air wolf.pdf
Size : 1449.114 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the installation of a JPI FS 450 fuel flow analyzer system.  

337FA JPI450fs.pdf 337FA JPI450fs.pdf
Size : 1782.539 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the installation of a customized engine cowling with hinge joint and lengthened to fit the C90 mount. 

337FA cowling.pdf 337FA cowling.pdf
Size : 1737.479 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the re-installation of the existing ELT that was removed from the aircraft prior to restoration.   

337FA reinstall elt.pdf 337FA reinstall elt.pdf
Size : 1337.15 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the installation of Cessna mufflers rather than the specified Hanlon Wilson. 

337FA Cessna muffler.pdf 337FA Cessna muffler.pdf
Size : 3053.011 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the use of a C90 engine mount which is 2" longer than the standard A65/C85 mount. 

337FA C90 mount.pdf 337FA C90 mount.pdf
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This Field Approval covers the installation of a modified airbox on the Marvel Schlibler carb. 

337FA ms airbox.pdf 337FA ms airbox.pdf
Size : 1386.232 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the installation of a JPI 830 engine analyzer and the removal of the JPI 450 fuel flow analyzer. 

337FA JPI830.pdf 337FA JPI830.pdf
Size : 1792.194 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the reinstallation of a fiberglass nosebowl.

 

337FA FG nosebowl.pdf 337FA FG nosebowl.pdf
Size : 1497.069 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the installation of Cleveland hydraulic toe brakes with custom mounting brackets. 

337FA Clev hyd toe brake.pdf 337FA Clev hyd toe brake.pdf
Size : 1560.995 Kb
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This Field Approval covers the installation of a cover over the elevator cable under the rear seat  

337FA cable cover.pdf 337FA cable cover.pdf
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This Field Approval covers the installation of a small metal shelf behind the rear seat. 

337FA shelf.pdf 337FA shelf.pdf
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This 337 covers the EAA autogas powerplant STC. Note that the application of the EAA autogas STC requires both a powerplant and airframe 337. 

337 autogas powerplant.pdf 337 autogas powerplant.pdf
Size : 1139.933 Kb
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This 337 covers the installation of a Kit 192 26 gallon fuel system consisting of two 13 gallon wing tanks. 

337 26 gal fuel.pdf 337 26 gal fuel.pdf
Size : 1118.193 Kb
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This 337 covers the eCI STC for use of valve rotaters on the eCI cylincers. There is a 337 issued for each of the four cylinders. 

337 eCI valve rotator.pdf 337 eCI valve rotator.pdf
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This 337 covers the eAA autogas airframe STC. Note that the application of the EAA autogas STC requires both a powerplant and airframe 337 

337 autogas airframe.pdf 337 autogas airframe.pdf
Size : 1736.938 Kb
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This 337 covers the application of an STC that permits the removal of the aircraft door. 

337 door off champ.pdf 337 door off champ.pdf
Size : 2636.757 Kb
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This 337 covers the installation of Hooker Harness seat belts and shoulder harness for both the front and rear seat. 

337 Hooker harness.pdf 337 Hooker harness.pdf
Size : 1056.406 Kb
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This 337 covers the application of the Lasher STC for the installation of a C 85-12 engine  

337 lasher c85-12.pdf 337 lasher c85-12.pdf
Size : 1334.894 Kb
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This 337 covers the application of the Aircraft Speciality STC for installing a O-200 crank, pistons, rods, and  cylinders on a C 85 engine. 

337 O200 upgrade STC.pdf 337 O200 upgrade STC.pdf
Size : 1343.06 Kb
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This 337 covers the application of a spin on oil filter on a Continental C 85-12 engine.  

337 oil filter.pdf 337 oil filter.pdf
Size : 1316.945 Kb
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This 337 covers the repair, recovering, and painting of the aircraft airframe, wings, and tail feathers. 

337 repair and recover.pdf 337 repair and recover.pdf
Size : 1913.501 Kb
Type : pdf

This 337 covers the installation of a Sky-Tec electric starter on the continental C 85-12 engine. 

337 SkyTec Starter.pdf 337 SkyTec Starter.pdf
Size : 1221.099 Kb
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This 337 covers the installation of Micro Vortex generators on the wings and elevator. 

337 vortex gen.pdf 337 vortex gen.pdf
Size : 1431.834 Kb
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This 337 covers the installation of new Cleveland Wheels and hydraulic brakes. 

337 wheels & hyd brakes.pdf 337 wheels & hyd brakes.pdf
Size : 1150.712 Kb
Type : pdf

This 337 covers the installation of the BPE-14 alternator

 

bpe 14 faa 337.pdf bpe 14 faa 337.pdf
Size : 1416.889 Kb
Type : pdf
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