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Old 09-17-2018, 10:28 AM
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FWIW, I find the standard manual trim vans provides to be very intuitive and easy to use. I have never wished for a trim wheel oriented as they are in the cessnas I learned in. YMMV.
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Old 09-17-2018, 10:34 AM
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I know Im not an RV guy, but I have a center console in the M2, so made my own (not an electric trim fan at all).

C150 wheel and then cut the gears using plate aluminum and......a file! Single push pull cable. Not hard (rudder cables are showing in the pic, not the trim cable...)
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Old 09-17-2018, 04:19 PM
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Originally Posted by rvbuilder2002 View Post
Most certified aircraft with trim wheels for pitch trim control actuate by using a closed loop cable system ( a loop of cable that runs between the trim wheel and another pulley wheel aft that actuates a jack screw arrangement).

It would be difficult to integrate into an RV's pitch trim system.


Hi Scott
I found the manual for the Navion late last night. It turn a wheel off to the right connected by a cable to the aft. It won't be a simple mod.
So the search continues.

Thanks for the response.
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