Luke Gambrill bought this tailwind august 26-2011. It is powered by a lycoming 0-320 with a custom plenum which necessitated modification to the fiberglass cowl. The engine sports a pair of p-mags and uses automotive spark plugs with special high tension leads that prevents radio interference.
The seats are naugahyde with the tailwind monogram on the seat backs.
There's a 12 gallon reserve tank in the baggage compartment for extended range.
After repairing the tail wheel, rebuilding the brakes and realigning the main gear wheels, he is very happy with his tailwind.
The latest mod is a Dynon in the
First runup after P-mag installation
Opened up for a conditional inspection
The instrument panel is hinged for easy access. Notice the single center mounted joy stick and dual throttle controls.
The nicest seats I've seen in a Tailwind
Tailwind logo, copywrited by Steve Wittman
By removing the aluminum brake pedals and replacing with these, he gained an inch and a half of leg room.
Cont. 0-300 HP Range 145
rate of climb
Limiting and recommended speeds
never exceed (Vne)
stall, power off (Vsl)
landing approach speed
All specifications are based on manufacturer's calculations