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.
In Hints for Homebuilders
Picking up Tack Nails
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff demonstrates using a needle nose pliers to pick up small nails used to nail gussets in place.
Creating Vinyl Graphics
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates how to create your own vinyl graphics with the use of an affordable vinyl cutter.
Installing Vinyl Graphics
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows how to install vinyl graphics using either the wet or dry application method.
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.
Cutting Thin Wood with Paper Cutter
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff demonstrates using a paper cutter to cut thin ply quick and accurately.
Trammel Points to Square a Wing
John Egan from the EAA staff demonstrates how he uses trammel points to square a wing.