Le Pelican de Luc Couillard et Christian Godin

Building a Pelican (November 19th 2000, part 1)

November 19th 2000

Week 20 of our follow-up of the building of a Pelican Sport from Ultravia Aero International Inc.

Since week 17, work as slowly progressed assembling control parts for flaps and ailerons. Here is a brief progress report on week 20.

Flaps activating handle
The handle activating the flaps as an unlocking button and a notched part for step by step flaps extension. It is shown here in fully pulled position (=flaps in full extension). Four notches can be seen permitting four flaps angle adjustment.

transmission arm

transmission arm

Outside the cockpit, near the wing root, we can see the transmission arm which will be linked to the left wing flap.
(left, handle down = flaps retracted (trailing); right, handle up = flaps fully extended)

flaps control

flaps control

 This pictures serie shows the mechanism behind the bench in the cockpit.

flaps control
Flaps activating handle

The building of a Pelican Sport continues
(click here for another November 19th page)

Construction d'un Pélican (19 novembre 2000) (cliquer ici pour la version française)

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