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10 Oct 2018 21:20 #1690 by Henry Pasquet
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The Snap vents are model A-2-100. They are plastic. No scat tubing is needed. This is fast, effective and cheap. To me, it is a necessity.

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10 Oct 2018 21:08 #1689 by John Jones
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Do you have a part number for the snap vent, and are they plastic? Did you use scat tubing as described on the Ercoupe Info site www.ercoupe.info/?n=Main.AlonAircoupeCabinVentilation ?

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10 Oct 2018 10:29 #1688 by Henry Pasquet
Snap vents was created by Henry Pasquet
I am including a picture of two of the four Snap vents on my Alon. They made flying this summer comfortable and will make flying this winter warmer. We cut holes in inspection panels and pushed them in. The were attacked with the same screws, eliminating any cutting or new holes on the airframe. They face backward to pull air through the cockpit. My Kestrel recorded 10 mph wind in the cockpit at the instrument panel below the throttle/ fuel mixture. It is nice to have fresh air flowing through the cockpit. It would also prevent any carbon monoxide problems from a defective exhaust system. The four Snap vents cost $ 31.00. The old Ercoupes do not need this mod.
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