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.
In Hints for Homebuilders
EAA technical counselor and A&P/IA Dick Koehler demonstrates the use of heat shrinkable solder sleeves and how they can conveniently be used to tie ground wires together.
Flight Advisor Program Overview
Joe Norris provides an overview of the EAA Flight Advisor program. Joe is the EAA flight training manager as well as a DAR, A&P aircraft mechanic with Inspection Authorization (IA), and EAA Technical Counselor.
Drill Sizes- Number vs. Fractional
Joe Norris provides an review of drill sizes and the benefils of using numbered drill sizes for accuracy. Joe is the EAA Flight Training Manager as well as a DAR, A&P aircraft mechanic with Inspection Authorization (IA), and EAA Technical Counselor.
Joe Norris explains the requirements for an aircraft dataplate. Joe is is on the EAA staff as well as a DAR, A&P aircraft mechanic with Inspection Authorization (IA), and EAA Technical Counselor.
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff discusses using a digital infrared thermometer to increase accuracy and convenience while checking iron temperatures for shrinking fabric.
Removing a Hat Button
That button on the top of a hat can hurt if wearing a headset while flying. Dick Koehler shows us how to easily remove this headache button.