Using Metal Shrinker
EAA Chapters Manager John Egan demonstrates the use of a metal shrinker. John also shows how he used a shrinker to bend the metal cap strips on the aluminum ribs he built for his scratchbuilt Super Cub.
In Hints for Homebuilders
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.
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff discusses using a digital infrared thermometer to increase accuracy and convenience while checking iron temperatures for shrinking fabric.
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.
Cutting Thin Wood with Paper Cutter
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff demonstrates using a paper cutter to cut thin ply quick and accurately.
Measuring Control Deflection with a Digital Level
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows how to use a digital level to measure the deflection of control surfaces.