Light Plane Cable
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows off a light weight smooth operating cable system made by Odyssey for bikes called Slic Kables that is a great alternative for ultralight and light plane throttle systems.
In Hints for Homebuilders
Hot-Wire Cutter Components
Using a hot-wire is an effective way to cut foam block used for composite construction. EAA staff member Mark Forss shows the component part that make up a hot-wire bow system.
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.
Turnbuckle Chain Tool
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates the use of a turnbuckle chain tool for tensioning cable turnbuckles.
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.
Sheet Metal Snips
Cutting sheet metal can be made easy when using the properly designed snips for the application. Tracy Buttles from the EAA staff demonstrates how to use various types of handheld sheet metal snips.
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.