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
Forming Steel with Arbor Press
Forming steel plate can be made easy using an arbor press and homebuilt fabricated dies. EAA Chapters Manager John Egan reviews his fabricated components then demonstrates how to form a wood floor hold down clamp.
Basics of Stripping and Crimping Wire
Dick Koehler demonstrates basic techniques of stripping and crimping wire. Dick is a technical counselor for EAA Chapter 186, an A&P mechanic with IA, and a SportAir Workshop instructor.
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.
Spark Plug Heat Transfer Paste
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation demonstrates how to apply heat transfer paste to spark plugs used in a Rotax 912 series engine.
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.
Building Aluminum Rib Jig
Scratch built Super Cub builder and EAA Chapters Manager John Egan shows the wing rib jig he built to assemble his built up aluminum wing ribs.