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Prepellors, Vortex Generators & Vortelators


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Vortelator Kits

Vortelator Kits

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Vortelator Kit placed at certain critical locations, the vortelator kit will cause the boundary layer to stay attached to flying surfaces for a greater distance, and keep the boundary layer thinner. Net result of these two actions is that it reduces both the profile drag and skin friction drag components of the parasite drag. The wake behind the aircraft will be smaller, requiring less horsepower to propel the aircraft through the air. Homebuilt Vortelator Kit increases aircraft speed by 4 to 7.5 mph. Delineates a procedure for determining where vortelators should be placed on an aircraft, for increased speed, by visualizing surface flow through simple flight tests at straight and level flight at cruising speed. Kit contains 100 ft of ...
Prop Kits

Prop Kits

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Fly faster and use less Gas. Increase aircraft speed and engine speed. This is accomplished by placing vortelators at certain critical locations on the propeller's most inefficient highest drag areas. Vortelators cause the boundary layer to stay attached to the propeller surface for a greater distance, and to keep the boundary layer thinner. Net result of these two actions is that it reduces both the profile drag and skin friction drag components of the parasite drag. Think of it as the wake behind the aircraft propeller will be smaller requiring less horsepower to turn the propeller through the air for a given RPM.
Vortex Stol Kits

Vortex Stol Kits

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Vortex generator kit comes with clearly written installations instructions that give tips on other suggested locations to place vortex generators that may well cut down on the drag of the airplane thus increasing the aircraft's speed and reducing fuel consumption. It also includes vortex generators (VG's) and 3M very high bond adhesive tape for application.
Hall Vortex Generator Kit

Hall Vortex Generator Kit


Based on wind-tunnel tests on various homebuilt aircraft, these vortex generators were designed for peak effectiveness in decreasing stall speed, improving climb, and reducing take-off and landing distances. Their twin tip design includes the optimum shape and angles required, thereby allowing you to install them by simply spacing them out in a straight line on a wing or horizontal stabilizer. Kits include 46 curved & 16 flat vortex generators, tape for trial mounting, adhesive for permanent mounting, and complete instructions. Made of .025 6061-T6 aluminum. For experimental, LSA & Ultralights only.
2 Blade Props with Hub

2 Blade Props with Hub

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General use propeller although specifically designed to run significantly smaller diameters than most other props.The B-Model runs very well on a 582/2.58 as a three blade 60" for example,and can out produce our competition even when running much smaller diameters. Maximum possible diameter with this model is 65. Please contact us to order, and for delivery information. We will need the following information to get you the correct prop. 1.Name, 2.UPS shipping address, 3.Daytime telephone number, 4.Aircraft manufacturer and model, 5.Climb and Cruise speed, 6.Maximum possible propeller clearance, 7.Engine,Horsepower and RPM, 8.Reduction ratio and type(belt or gear).
3 Blade Prop with Apex Hub

3 Blade Prop with Apex Hub

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General use propeller although specifically designed to run significantly smaller diameters than most other props.The B-Model runs very well on a 582/2.58 as a three blade 60" for example,and can out produce our competition even when running much smaller diameters. Maximum possible diameter with this model is 65. Please contact us to order, and for delivery information. We will need the following information to get you the correct prop. 1.Name, 2.UPS shipping address, 3.Daytime telephone number, 4.Aircraft manufacturer and model, 5.Climb and Cruise speed, 6.Maximum possible propeller clearance, 7.Engine,Horsepower and RPM, 8.Reduction ratio and type(belt or gear).
4 Blade Prop with Hub

4 Blade Prop with Hub

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General use propeller although specifically designed to run significantly smaller diameters than most other props.The B-Model runs very well on a 582/2.58 as a three blade 60" for example,and can out produce our competition even when running much smaller diameters. Maximum possible diameter with this model is 65, Powerfin Inc.Please contact us to order, and for delivery information. We will need the following information to get you the correct prop. 1.Name, 2.UPS shipping address, 3.Daytime telephone number, 4.Aircraft manufacturer and model, 5.Climb and Cruise speed, 6.Maximum possible propeller clearance, 7.Engine,Horsepower and RPM, 8.Reduction ratio and type(belt or gear).
Experimental-Gas-Saving-Kit

Gas Saving Kits

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These gas saving kits consist of three components:

Slick Air a low air drag coating that has been tested in the presence
of an FAA government inspector who has documented in writing that
the coating does decrease the air drag. See the PDF to the right to
determine if your aircraft requires one or two bottles of Slick Air.

A booklet on flying to save fuel.

A propiller vortelator that does reduce the air drag of a propeller by
better controlling the boundry layer of the propeller.

SLICK AIR

SLICK AIR


What is Slick Air low air drag coating? It’s not a wax and it’s not a polish, it is a coating which was specifically designed to reduce air drag. It is a revolutionary coating that has a non-reactive inert surface that is very slippery. It reduces air drag because it has a very low surface energy which allows the air molecules to slip at the surface. This partial slip condition increases the air velocity at the surface. In a typical boundary layer profile the air velocity at the surface is zero and increases exponentially until, at the outer edge of the boundary layer, it is the same as the free-stream velocity. The shape and magnitude of the boundary ...

Mileage Increasing Kit

Mileage Increasing Kit


Two technologies directly from the aerospace field are applied directly to automobiles to increase gas mileage. A coating we call Slick Air was specifically designed to reduce air drag. This coating is not a wax. It is a revolutionary coating that has a non-reactive inert surface that is very slippery. It reduces air drag because it has a very low surface energy which allows the air molecules to slip at the surface. This partial slip condition increases the air velocity at the surface. 

The other contributing part of the ADR 100 kit is vortelators. Aircraft Development’s ...