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Keith U.

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Culver Electrics
« on: January 28, 2012, 09:59:13 PM »
I am curious as to the variety and extent of electrical systems installed on your  Cadets.  I have a '41 LCA project.  I am pretty sure it didn't have any electrical system from the factory.  I am hoping to leave off the starter and generator, but have nav lights, and was wondering what battery setup or information I could find is being used.

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Woody

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Re: Culver Electrics
« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2012, 10:50:58 PM »
My 1941 Culver had a radio (which I still have) and running lights.  Even though this 90 Franklin is not the original engine, logs state it came out with a 75 I think.  It was changed to the 90 in the early 1950's.  They all had a starter and generator.

Bill Poynter

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Re: Culver Electrics
« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2012, 11:03:13 PM »
Keith,  Are you going to use an A75 or a C75/85 series engine on your Cadet?

Paul Rule

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Re: Culver Electrics
« Reply #3 on: January 28, 2012, 11:13:07 PM »
Here is a .pdf of my electrical system. 

Note:  I used combination switch / circuit breakers.  In most aircraft they are two separate things.

           Of course, on a wood airplane all the "ground" symbols have to be wired back to the ground buss.

           I mounted a ground buss on the back bulkhead beside the battery box.