Adjusting Control Cable Tension
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation discusses checking the tension for aircraft control cables.
In Hardware, Cable and Safetying
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation discusses pulley installation and inspection issues.
Rod End Bearings
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation discusses rod end bearning installation.
Installing Clevis Pins
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the installation and discusses the uses for clevis pins.
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.
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.
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.