Key Switch Installation
Tracy Buttles from the EAA staff demonstrates how to install a ignition key switch into an instrument panel in a way that locks it in place and prevents it from rotating within the mounting hole.
Antenna Ground Plane
Antenna ground planes for composite or wood aircraft can be made in various ways. EAA Technical Counselor and A&P/IA mechanic Dick Koehler demonstrates how to use copper foil tape to make a light weight and effective antenna ground plane.
Installing Circuit Breakers
In this video, Dick and Bob Koehler show how to install circuit breakers for your panel. Dick and Bob are both Technical Counselors, A&P aircraft mechanics with Inspection Authorization (IA), and SportAir Workshop instructors.
Dick Koehler discusses types of electrical switches and their usage. Dick is a Technical Counselor for EAA Chapter 186, A&P aircraft mechanic with Inspection Authorization (IA), and SportAir Workshop instructor.
Electrical Volt-Ohm Multimeter
Dick Koehler discusses the use of a digital volt/ohm multimeter which is a useful tool for diagnosing electrical issues.
Basics of Stripping and Crimping Wire
In this video, Dick Koehler demonstrates basic techniques of stripping and crimping wire. Dick is a Technical Counselor for Chapter 186, A&P aircraft mechanic with Inspection Authorization (IA), and SportAir Workshop instructor.
Soldering Tips-Holding Wires
Holding 2 wires together for soldering can be a challenge, especially if they are under your instrument panel. Mitch Zehr from the EAA aircraft maintenance staff shows how to use the plastic top from a spray can to help make it easier.