Document Project with Smartphone
Mark Forss from the EAA staff discusses and shows the wide variety of accessories you can get for a smartphone to use for documenting your aircraft building project.
In Hints for Homebuilders
Fabricate Aluminum Rib Intercostal
Built up wing ribs have several component parts. In this video EAA chapter manager John Egan demonstrates how he fabricated an intercostal for his scratch built Super Cub aluminum ribs.
Spark Plug Heat Transfer Paste
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates how to apply heat transfer paste to spark plugs used in a Rotax 912 series engine.
Drilling Out a Rivet
When you're riveting on your aircraft there's probably going to come a time when you get a rivet that doesn't quite set the way you want it. Joe Norris, EAA's flight training manager, demonstrates the proper way to drill out an offending rivet.
Forming Steel with Arbor Press
Forming steel plate can be made easy using an arbor press and homebuilt fabricated dies. EAA Chapters Manager John Egan reviews his fabricated components then demonstrates how to form a wood floor hold down clamp.
Turnbuckle Chain Tool
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the use of a turnbuckle chain tool for tensioning cable turnbuckles.
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.