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.
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.
Spark Plug Gap
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates setting the gap on a aviation style mass electrode style spark plug.
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.
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.
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.
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.