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.
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A Step Back in Time: MAAC Grassroots Fly-In
Every September, the Midwest Antique Airplane Club holds their private, invitation-only Grassroots fly-in. An abundance of antique airplanes, a beautiful backdrop, camaraderie, and airplane talk all bring you back to the ‘good ol’ days’.
Webinar- What Will You Do for an Engine Failure on Takeoff?
Gordon Penner, master CFI-Aerobatics and FAA Gold Seal instructor, discusses decision-making and planning for a possible engine failure on takeoff including the issues associated with the improbable turn back to the runway.
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.
NASA Flight Director Paul Dye
Paul Dye was NASA's lead flight director for 24 shuttle missions from 1993 to 2013 at the Johnson Space Center. Paul's homebuilding roots, including the completed construction of an RV-8, launched him into being editor in chief of Kitplanes magazine.
Webinar- Developing a Pilot's Operating Handbook for E-AB Aircraft
A Pilot’s Operating Handbook (POH), provides a useful tool for recording and referencing specifications, performance parameters, and general information that is useful for safe flight, proper operation, and compliance with FAR 91.103.
Memphis Belle Unveiling
Recently EAA staff attended the opening of the B-17F Memphis Belle exhibit, which honored the first heavy bomber aircraft and crew to complete 25 missions during WWII. It was acquired by the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in 2005.