Drilling Out a Rivet
When you're riveting on your aircraft there's probably going to come a time when you get a rivet that doesn't quite set the way you want it. Joe Norris, EAA's flight training manager, demonstrates the proper way to drill out an offending rivet.
In Hints for Homebuilders
Installing Vinyl Graphics
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows how to install vinyl graphics using either the wet or dry application method.
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.
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.
Creating Vinyl Graphics
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates how to create your own vinyl graphics with the use of an affordable vinyl cutter.
Cutting Thin Wood with Paper Cutter
Timm Bogenhagen from the EAA staff demonstrates using a paper cutter to cut thin ply quick and accurately.