Annealing Spark Plug Gaskets
UPDATED November 9, 2017: Copper spark plug gaskets need to be soft to make a good seal. In this segment, Brian Carpenter of Rainbow Aviation Services shows how to anneal your existing spark plug gaskets.
Douglas A-20 Havoc - Lone Survivor
Of the more than 7,000 Douglas A-20 Havocs built for U.S. and Allied forces during World War II, just a handful survive, and, as far as we know, only one flies — and it came to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017.
AirVenture After Sunset
AirVenture is filled with nonstop action and activities throughout the day, but it doesn’t stop there. Once the sun sets, the fun heats up with a concert, fireworks, Twilight Flight Fest, and a balloon glow.
For many people who come to AirVenture, the Homebuilts area is their happy place. With a variety of types from seas of RVs to singular standouts, it's easy to see why.
Boeing YL-15 - Defying Physics
Boeing built two XL-15s as proof of concept prototypes and then 10 YL-15s for evaluation as they competed for the U.S. Army Air Forces contract for a new L-bird, a liaison aircraft. Boeing ultimately lost the contract to Cessna.
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.