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.
In Hints for Homebuilders
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.
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.
Fabricate Control Surface Hinges
EAA chapter manager John Egan shows how he built hinges used for the elevator and rudder of his scratch built Super Cub project.
Easy Fuselage Layout
Pietenpol and Super Cub builder John Egan demonstrates a technique to layout and draw in full scale the sides of a fuselage. Once laid out the members can be built in place on top of the layout lines.
Bending Steel Tubing
Bending steel tubing is required on many steel tube fuselage designs. Scratchbuilt Super Cub builder and EAA chapter manager John Egan shows a jig he built and demonstrates how to bend tubing using the jig.
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.