Cowl Plugs Might Have Helped

Mean machine? Have a look at the artwork on the 2008 Copperstate Winner.Carl Brownd of Centennial, Colo:

intake2His RV-6  intake has something extra inside. Next best thing to a Flying Tiger . “It’s actually an air diverter and I got some decals and did it up.” said Brownd.

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I’ve visited the Lycoming plant in Williamsport, PA and I hadn’t seen any of these  lurking in the weeds but I did see the IO-540 being built.

Might be related to the Gremlin that sometimes hitches a ride in my plane.

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