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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" June 2017

"EMG-6 Shop Notes" is a day-to-day accounting of what's going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider.

June 2, 2017 We begin the month of June at a frenetic pace. This is our last full month of work that were able to do before we start the countdown for the trip to Oshkosh. The schedule appears to be very tight. Prototype number 3 has to undergo a complete series of flight tests and documentation. We have a large number of parts that still have to be built and sent to customers this month. And our top-secret project of the month is a new electric motor for prototype number 2. More information on that if it materializes will be forthcoming.

We are currently prepping the Polini 252 get ready to run with the new drive system installed. All of this system is now complete and ready for operational tests. We still have a few other things to complete on the aircraft before we can run the engine. The electrical system and starter system has all been hooked up. The co…