Support - Model 12 Technical Documents

These Technical documents are available for download as PDF files.
Some builders download and print these files and then place them in a folder for easy reference.




H.P. Model 12 Wing Rigging Instructions
Use these instructions to properly rig Pitts Model 12 HP Style wings and controls.
H.P. Model 12 Weight and Balance Diagram
Use this diagram for Pitts Model 12 equipped with HP fuselage.
M14P/PF Carburetor Modification
A popular carburetor modification to smooth out stumble when operating M14 series engines.
Pitts Model 12 Pilot and Maintenance Handbook
This handbook was created by a model 12 owner and is an example of what can be used as documentation for Pitts Model 12 aircraft . Basic operation of the aircraft and it's systems are covered along with general maintenance information. JKE is not responsible for errors or omissions in this document. Use at your own risk.
Pitts Model 12 Wheel Pant Installation
Shows fitting and mounting of Pitts Model 12 main wheel pants.
Pitts Model 12 Main Gear installation
Procedure for fitting main gear spring to fuselage.
Plywood Leading Edge installation
Procedure for fitting and installing HP molded ply wing leading edges.
Pitts Model 12 Aileron and Cove Rigging
How to fit and install the coves and ailerons.
M14P Power Settings
Chart for M14P
M14PF Power Settings
Chart for M14PF
JKE M14P/PF Clean Kit Operation
Proper operation of the JKE clean kit on the M14P/PF engine.
Pitts Model 12 Basic Electrical Schematic
A basic circuit layout for the Pitts Model 12 electrical system as needed for Airstart equipped aircraft.
Pitts Model 12 Basic Fuel Schematic
A sample layout of the Pitts Model 12 Fuel System. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING CHANGES: Gascolator is now Andair 375F Boost Pump is 480543E Flop tubes are AC Spruce 05-20513, 13" long Follow component data for installation instructions.
Pitts Model 12 Oil System Schematic

HP FWF kit oil system layout.

Pitts Model 12 Gear Leg Fairing Installation
Photo illustration of mounting the gear fairing rubber to the main gear spring.
Pitts Model 12 Cowl Installation
Step by step procedure for fitting the fiberglass cowl to the fuselage and engine.
Pitts Model 12 Tailwheel Installation
Procedure for installing the Pitts Model 12 stinger style tailwheel and steering components.
Stock Weight and Balance Diagram
Use this diagram for plans style fuselage.
Stock Model 12 Rigging instructions
Use these instructions when rigging Pitts Model 12 plans style wings.

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