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AN AIRCRAFT !

AN AIRCRAFT !

Early 2024 a milestone is achieved ! Few months ago, YB was only disparate elements, a bit dusty, stored since years, never really finished. The magic has worked, each assembly has found its place and YB looks essentially like an aircraft ! He has done its first...

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FINISHING

FINISHING

The work on the last 90% goes on ! The electrical plan is finalized, you don’t see it but it’s highly important, the choice of the different architectures is difficult, the pro and cons of each solution not always easy to grasp. The choices of instruments and panel...

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5 YEARS

5 YEARS

That’s the time we envisioned for our aircraft building project. The adventure started 27th of August 2018, 5 years ago exactly. Spirit of Sion is not quite ready for takeoff but is getting closer every week… During such a project it’s important, if not vital, not to...

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AN ENGINE !

AN ENGINE !

Aviation pollute ! Aviation contribute to climate change ! Yes, like everything using fossil energy (petrol, coal, natural gas) on our planet. But as Jean-Luc Charron President of the French Aeronautical Federation said, the energy footprint of our aviation (leisure)...

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STALLING

STALLING

Stalling : to delay taking action in order to have more time. Erroneous concept in my view as we can never win or lose time, just have the impression of it. Instead of installing the engine which should have been delivered 7 months ago and following the normal build...

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FINISHING KIT

FINISHING KIT

I was thinking to be done with those doors in February following hinge and closing mechanism installation but it was just a sweet dream ! After the fuel tanks it’s really the step that takes the most time but before all gives you the impression nothing is moving...

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