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ASW 19 ASW 20 Air Extractor
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ASW 19 & ASW 20 Air Extractor

Sale Price: $190.00

SKU: 1110

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Detailed Description

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct

ASW 19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct

General Description

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct is designed as a direct replacement for the fuselage inspection panel. Due to the complex nature of this design, the Air Extractor is made out of a structural rapid prototyping material that allows for an aerodynamically superior part and with hollow aerofoil sections, weighs approximately 70 grams.

Efficient extraction of the air that enters the cockpit from the vents has been considered in many glider designs over the years but only recently has it been investigated further to understand the impact on glider performance. Most gliders have openings at the base of the rear of the fin to try and allow the air to exit the fuselage efficiently. Poor extraction leads to pressurization of the cockpit causing air to escape around the canopy and through the control surfaces of poorly sealed gliders.

The Air Extractor has utilized Formula One CFD and Aerodynamics expertise and tools to create a complex shaped double aerofoil louver vent system that fits into the existing inspection panel aperture on the fuselage so no structural modifications are required. The Air Extractor has a forward fixing that doubles as a surface to ensure the air is extracted correctly.

To assist with the air flow from the cockpit vent to the Air Extractor, it is suggested that the detachable parcel shelf behind the pilot’s head is modified and additional vents are added. It is not advised to remove the parcel shelf for flight as it prevents items falling into the center section of the fuselage where the controls are located. The Air Extractor Duct is supplied with a full scale drawing which shows the location and size of holes to cut for the vents to be installed.

What's in the Box

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct

• Air Extraction Duct
• 3 Vents
• Full Scale Drawing

Installation Instructions

1. Cut out the profile of the parcel shelf and position it using spray mount or tape.

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct

2. Mark out the hole centers and boundaries.

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct

3. Cut out the holes from the parcel shelf. The shelf is only made of thin glass fiber and can be cut very easily. Sand the areas approximately 5mm larger than the holes on the rear face of the parcel shelf.

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct

4. Bond in the supplied vents using a quick drying epoxy adhesive.

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct

5. Once the adhesive has cured properly, refit the parcel shelf into the glider.

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct

Completed Project

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct

ASW19 and ASW20 Air Extraction Duct
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Why Buy From Us?

Wings & Wheels has been serving the sport aviation and soaring community for more than 20 years.  We have the largest and most comprehensive inventory of sailplane and soaring supplies.  Nearly everything you find here is in stock and can ship the same day.  We are here for aviators, businesses, mechanics and government.  Our goal is to fulfill your order promptly and as conveniently as our resources allow.

Wings & Wheels is proud to be the American representative for HpH Ltd, producer of the finest quality 304 sailplanes.

Our staff has over 8,000 hours of flying experience in gliders and airplanes. Wings & Wheels is staffed by Sean, Garret, Miki, Matt and Linda. You will have a friendly voice pick up when you call. Our staff is trained to promptly take your orders and ship your products.

Shipping Information

Same Day Shipping

Orders placed by 3:00 pm PST Monday-Friday for “off-the-shelf“, in-stock items are normally shipped same day by UPS.  Although we stock the vast majority of the items on our online store, we cannot assure that they will all be on hand at all times. We ship every order as quickly as possible, and in the event of a delay, be assured that we are working hard to get your order shipped promptly. Due to order volume during holidays, we cannot guarantee that all orders placed can ship on the day after the holiday closure. 

Orders for special cut products may take a few days to ship depending on order volume. Special order products ship based on the lead times of each manufacturer. 

Shipping Service

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UPS orders will need to be placed before 4:00 pm EST and 4:00 pm PST Monday-Friday to ship out the same business day.  We apply UPS retail rates to calculate shipping costs.  Packages may not qualify for actual wieight due to size.  If dimensional weight is applied by UPS your shipping & packing rate will be adjusted.  Packages are only insured aganst theft if signature delivery is accepted.  Request signature delivery.

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Priority Mail & 1st Class order has to be placed by 11am. We will use the flat rate box service if your parts fit in the box and the service cost is less than USPS Priority Mail. USPS may not always have tracking information available.  If you request lower cost USPS shipping you agree to accept all responsibility for lost, stolen and damaged packages.

Delivery Timing

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