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Dave Anders

Dave Anders
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Dave Anders is a retired dentist and has been flying for 39 years. His RV-4 first flew in 1991 and won Kitbuilt Champion and Reserve Grand Champion awards at Oshkosh. In 1997 the National Aeronautic Association awarded it a World Record for the “Cafe Triaviathon All-Time High Score for Combined Aircraft Performance,” which still stands. He works on its performance continually and has increased its top speed by 44 mph over the years.

Build a Custom Plenum That Will Work

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For optimum performance, all it takes is a little bit of math and some fiberglass.

Propeller Balancing

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Here’s what you need to know to get the smoothest results.

Building a Tunable Carbon Fiber Induction Plenum

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There’s always more to learn when increasing your engine’s horsepower output and optimizing volumetric efficiency.

Induction Wave Propagation

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Yet another way to increase engine volumetric efficiency.

Capturing Helmholtz Free Energy

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Energy thats similar to an open-ocean wave break also exists in engines. Can it be harnessed with a tunable induction system?

Optimizing Induction Air

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Fine-tuning intake system runners for increased performance and economy.

So You’d Like to Go Faster

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Secrets for reducing drag, part 2.

So You’d Like to Go Faster

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Secrets for reducing drag, part 1.

Putting the Experiment in Experimental

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Over 30 modifications resulted in a speed increase of 44 mph.

In Case You Missed it

Engine Beat

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Those who understand the aviation marketplace will be in a position to make the most of opportunities-and Tempest gets it. By Steve Ells.

Ask the DAR

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Repairman certificate eligibility, ELSA mods, flying at civil twilight, fuel cap engraving.

Letters

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Survey ResultsEarlier this year, we asked our readers to tell us what they thought...

Challenger Enjoys a Birthday

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250 enthusiasts gathered at Erie Airpark, in Illinois, to celebrate a major milestone: The 25th anniversary of the Quad City Challenger line of aircraft. By Bryan Quickmire.