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
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.
Fabricate Control Surface Hinges
EAA chapter manager John Egan shows how he built hinges used for the elevator and rudder of his scratch built Super Cub project.
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the use of bonding brushes to prepare a surface for a grounding lug to be properly attached to the airframe.
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.
Easy Fuselage Layout
Pietenpol and Super Cub builder John Egan demonstrates a technique to layout and draw in full scale the sides of a fuselage. Once laid out the members can be built in place on top of the layout lines.
Corrosion Prevention Sprays
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Avation discusses the many uses for ACF-50 and Corrosion X to prevent and stop corrosion. Including metal and electrical components.