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by Johan Nortje
Fri Dec 15, 2006 9:21 am
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: Keeping Whisper GZU
Replies: 3
Views: 3644

Re: Good News

Hi Warren,Great News>Next year i will visit and we can form a squadron with you and Derrick, oh yes and don't forget about Johan!!! Yes I am in for a Whisper flyin. I have already flown 23 hours with the new Express and within the next month I shall complete the 40 hours proving flights and then I ...
by Johan Nortje
Tue Dec 12, 2006 11:47 am
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: Another Whisper ZU-EID is in the air.
Replies: 10
Views: 22387

Rotex 912 S Performence with woodcomp featherable prop.

Climb rate at 4500 den.alt: one up (105kg) + 45liters fuel = 1050 ft/m
two up (215kg) = 45liters fuel = 750 ft min

Cruise 75 % power = 195 kmh (120 mph)
by Johan Nortje
Fri Nov 24, 2006 5:08 pm
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: Another Whisper ZU-EID is in the air.
Replies: 10
Views: 22387

Another Whisper ZU-EID is in the air.

ZU - EID did her maiden flight on 23 November 2006. Everything went well, and she flies beautifully. Will keep you informed about future progress and the performence of the Rotex 912 ULS engin and its woodcomp inflight adjustable propeller.[/b]
by Johan Nortje
Tue Sep 12, 2006 12:16 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Prop on Aerovee
Replies: 2
Views: 2901

Hoffman prop

Mike please let me know where I can buy a Hoffman prop. It seems to me that its is the only way to go. but where do you find one. I e-mail a lot of guys with no success to find a new or second hand one. I also tried a Woodcomp prop but the dealers said it will not work for a VW. I was told to stay a...
by Johan Nortje
Mon Sep 04, 2006 3:03 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Rotax 912 Installation on Whisper Express
Replies: 0
Views: 3110

Rotax 912 Installation on Whisper Express

I finished the Rotex 912 engine installation on my Whisper express during the weekend and done a few short engine runups. everything seems OK. For more photos see under "MY WHISPER PROJECT."
by Johan Nortje
Mon Sep 04, 2006 2:53 pm
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: Rotax 912 Installation on Whisper Express
Replies: 2
Views: 3293

Rotax 912 Installation on Whisper Express

Here are three photos of my Rotex 912 engine installation. I fit two water radiators, one on each side, one oil cooler at bottom air outlet, and a small 75mm x 350mm stainless steel silencer. I have not done final engine runups and tests but will post the results a.s.a.p.
by Johan Nortje
Mon Aug 14, 2006 5:09 pm
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: Johan's Whisper Express
Replies: 5
Views: 12997

Johan's Whisper Express

My second Whisper project completed. This time a tri circle gear, Rotex 100 hp with Woodcomp featherable prop.
by Johan Nortje
Tue Jun 20, 2006 9:18 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Carnarvon Flyin.
Replies: 6
Views: 5946

Whisper builders attend Fly-in

Two Whispers and 4 builders attend the Fly-in. Here are some pics.
by Johan Nortje
Mon Jun 19, 2006 5:03 pm
Forum: My Whisper Project
Topic: Whispers at Carnarvon
Replies: 0
Views: 3203

Whispers at Carnarvon

Two Whispers attend the Carnarvon Fly-in on 17 June 2006.
by Johan Nortje
Wed May 24, 2006 9:34 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Carnarvon Flyin.
Replies: 6
Views: 5946

Carnarvon Flyin.

whisper wrote:Hi Johan
Sounds like a good plan - we'll look into it!
R
Contact details is: Berdine Vos Tel: 082 552 3262. It seems that more than 90 people already book for the flyin, so it will be a nice big get together.