Cutting Internal Theads
EAA Technical Counselor and A&P/IA mechanic Bob Koehler demonstrates the use of a tap to cut internal threads within a piece of aluminum plate.
In Hardware, Cable and Safetying
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.
Safety Wire Techniques
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation Services demonstrates a method to safety wire multiple fasteners with a single wire and tips to keep the wire tight and secure.
Measuring Bolt Diameter and Pitch
EAA Technical Counselor and A&P/IA mechanic Bob Koehler demonstrates the use of tools, gauges and charts to acurately measure bolt diameter and pitch.
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.
Easy Adel Clamp Installation
EAA Technical Counselor and A&P/IA mechanic Dick Koehler demonstrates a procedure to use safety wire to make it easy to install a cushioned adel clamp.
Cable and Nicopress Sleeve Tips
EAA volunteer and A&P mechanic Fred Stadler provides tips on making up control cables and nicopress sleeve crimping tips.