Easy Fuselage Layout
Pietenpol and Super Cub builder John Egan demonstrates a technique to layout and draw in full scale the sides of a fuselage. Once laid out the members can be built in place on top of the layout lines.
Spark Plug Heat Transfer Paste
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates how to apply heat transfer paste to spark plugs used in a Rotax 912 series engine.
Spark Plug Gap
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates setting the gap on a aviation style mass electrode style spark plug.
Setting NGK Spark Plug Gap
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the process to set the gap on a typical NGK spark plug used in 2-cycle engines.
Turnbuckle Chain Tool
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the use of a turnbuckle chain tool for tensioning cable turnbuckles.
Light Plane Cable
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows off a light weight smooth operating cable system made by Odyssey for bikes called Slic Kables that is a great alternative for ultralight and light plane throttle systems.
Corrosion Prevention Sprays
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Avation discusses the many uses for ACF-50 and Corrosion X to prevent and stop corrosion. Including metal and electrical components.
Pitot Static System Components
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows how to use poly-flo polyethylene tubing and nylo seal fittings to plumb a pitot static system.
Rubber Lined Zip Tie
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows off a new product, grip lock ties. Using rubber as a cushion this zip tie is sure to be useful in many areas of a homebuilt airplane.
Tie Wrap Stand Off
UPDATED AUGUST 3, 2017 - Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff shows how to make standoffs to secure flexible fuel line with a tie wrap.
Angle Measuring Devices
Building aircraft components often requires joining materials at specific angles. Charlie Becker from the EAA staff demonstrates the use of several devices used to measure and transfer angles.
Using Nord-Lock Washers
Nord-Lock wedge washers are another way to safety a nut and bolt from loosening. Charlie Becker from the EAA staff demonstrates the use of Nord-Lock washers and how they work.
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