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Forum: General Travel Trailer & Fifth Wheel Discussion 04-28-2020, 07:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,486
Posted By KenHwy61
My Aviator has 2 large front windows. They really...

My Aviator has 2 large front windows. They really help bring the outside in and make the trailer feel spacious and open.The glass does need to be cleaned regularly and I do worry about cracking or...
Forum: General Tech and Repair 04-11-2020, 08:20 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,833
Posted By KenHwy61
Although frequently done in the short-cut world...

Although frequently done in the short-cut world of RV construction, barbed fittings are not design to be used on pex and conversely, pex fitting are not meant for braided flexible tubing. This is the...
Forum: Aviator 11-17-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
Nice work on the mods! I am glad you were able to...

Nice work on the mods! I am glad you were able to post them. It always interesting to see what other owners do and a good way to get new ideas. Hard to believe it has already been six years since...
Forum: Aviator 10-11-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 35,988
Posted By KenHwy61
Anddry, welcome to the forum and our Aviator...

Anddry, welcome to the forum and our Aviator group. Enjoy your Electra! :thumbsup:
Forum: Aviator 04-09-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
Chris, Welcome to the Aviator family! You did get...

Chris, Welcome to the Aviator family! You did get a good buy on that unit. You would think if the dealer went through the work of replacing the laminate they would have at least used a similar wood...
Forum: Aviator 03-25-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,087
Posted By KenHwy61
Craig, you are right in your assumption that the...

Craig, you are right in your assumption that the dealer will be of little support but we should be able to tell you anything about the Aviator you want to know. Virtually all issues are minor and...
Forum: Aviator 01-27-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,924
Posted By KenHwy61
Sorry, I just noticed the picture you posted. I...

Sorry, I just noticed the picture you posted. I am assuming you have a hitch, don't want to buy a new one and can't get the hood open with it installed. Try playing around with hood mechanisms. See...
Forum: Aviator 01-27-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,924
Posted By KenHwy61
I use a basic Reese WDH I bought in 1998. It is...

I use a basic Reese WDH I bought in 1998. It is rated for 12,000. There is very little extra clearance when opening the hood but it works good for me. The hood is slightly adjustable and the bottom...
Forum: Aviator 01-26-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 23,079
Posted By KenHwy61
Welcome to the Aviator family Busguy! You could...

Welcome to the Aviator family Busguy! You could have the first Wright-Flyer ever built. 1903 is the earliest serial number I have seen. The Aviator is unique but our owners group have them pretty...
Forum: Aviator 01-05-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
There is no factory battery cut-out. I added my...

There is no factory battery cut-out. I added my own under the hood. It is probably the propane detector in the hallway that is draining your batteries. If you use the site search bar there is a lot...
Forum: Aviator 12-09-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
Your welcome and don't worry about cluttering up...

Your welcome and don't worry about cluttering up the thread. Its really all things Aviator anyway. Feel free to ask any other questions you may have.
Forum: Aviator 12-09-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
Welcome to the forum. The Aviator has 6'10"...

Welcome to the forum. The Aviator has 6'10" ceilings according to the sales brochure.Both models would be the same. Pay attention to how you would feel working at the kitchen counters or washing...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-21-2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By KenHwy61
You are welcome. I was glad to help. It was quite...

You are welcome. I was glad to help. It was quite an adventure getting home from the pictures you sent. As far as the second water tank goes, I put it in the back about where the bed is. It holds 50...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-21-2018, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By KenHwy61
You didn't mention if you plan on using the fresh...

You didn't mention if you plan on using the fresh water tank, but just so you know on the Wright Flyer the tank is located in the front beneath where the round table is located and when full will add...
Forum: Aviator 11-11-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
Welcome Magnus to the forum! It does seem the few...

Welcome Magnus to the forum! It does seem the few Wright-Flyers for sale are all located in the Southeast which is where most were originally sold. A new forum member just bought a WF in western...
Forum: Aviator 11-09-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
Not sure why you would mod

On RV trader, I saw this Electra for sale at a price much lower than usual. Curious as to why, I looked at the interior pictures and was a bit surprised to see the cabinets painted grey while the...
Forum: Aviator 11-07-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
Saltsman, thanks for the tip about using a foam...

Saltsman, thanks for the tip about using a foam mattress for the cushions. It is truly a great idea. I think your switch panel looks very good. There really aren't any visible flaws in at all....
Forum: Aviator 11-06-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
Saltsman, nice work on all that. I really like...

Saltsman, nice work on all that. I really like the led lighting over the kitchen. Is that what you have wired in to the second dimmer switch on the control panel? I would like to upgrade the dinette...
Forum: Aviator 11-05-2018, 11:39 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 33,798
Posted By KenHwy61
A few more mods!

I am running out of mod ideas for my Wright-Flyer, but I did manage to come up with a few more. One of the front Aviator "landing lights" had gone out so I replaced them with led lights with blue...
Forum: Seasonal, Long-term and Work Camping 11-04-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 17,078
Posted By KenHwy61
As a fellow Minnesotan, I can tell you you are...

As a fellow Minnesotan, I can tell you you are going to have some serious challenges but sometimes circumstances are what there are and moving south is not an option. Without knowing more details...
Forum: General Community Discussions 11-04-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,861
Posted By KenHwy61
Even with all the use of composite materials, the...

Even with all the use of composite materials, the Wright-Flyer is not a light weight trailer. The thick front glass, fiberglass cap, dual batteries and 30# propane tanks makes for a very heavy...
Forum: Aviator 11-04-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,500
Posted By KenHwy61
Welcome to Aviator family! Did you buy an Electra...

Welcome to Aviator family! Did you buy an Electra or Wright-Flyer and what serial number unit do you have? Be sure to ask any questions you may have. There are a few of us here that know these unique...
Forum: Aviator 10-03-2018, 02:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 23,079
Posted By KenHwy61
On RV trader, there is a rare Wright-Flyer...

On RV trader, there is a rare Wright-Flyer prototype seen at the RV shows for sale in Florida with the serial number of 1903. It makes me think there is more than one prototype as the first known...
Forum: Plumbing and Water Systems & Fixtures 09-09-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,325
Posted By KenHwy61
Welcome to the forum and sorry for your troubles....

Welcome to the forum and sorry for your troubles. If possible, please post pictures of the situation so we can better help you. I am confident you will get good advice once you do. You may need to...
Forum: Aviator 08-05-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,794
Posted By KenHwy61
I am sorry to hear about that. If you don't have...

I am sorry to hear about that. If you don't have it already, here is the Challenger door model you need. I would think they should be able to make you another door frame.:signgoodluck:
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