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
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.
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.
Technical Counselor Program Overview
Joe Norris provides an overview of the EAA Technical Counselor program. Joe is the EAA flight training manager, a DAR, A&P aircraft mechanic with Inspection Authorization (IA), and EAA Technical Counselor.
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.