During a brief vacation in late June I had opportunity to focus on the “learn” part of the EAA motto “Learn, Build, Fly”. I was at a spot in my… Read more »
Read chapter 2 of Aircraft Electrical and am zeroing in on how I want to connect my Ray Allen servo motor electric trim tab controller to the lead wires that… Read more »
Painted 3.0L Corvair cylinders: Fabricated cylinder painting blocks from 4″ PVC drain pipe (ala Billy Kerchner). Cut two sections about six to eight long, then squared up on the… Read more »
Morning Trim tab hole cleaned up. Tested fitting of the servo control arm with the hinge piece that attaches to the trim tab. Made sure it moved 40 degrees down… Read more »
500pm Drilled out trim tab hole in elevator. Filed into shape. (1 hr) 1000pm Correspondence with Eva McGuire “The Corvair Lady” to update and improve “A Micro History of Corvair… Read more »
700am Refined and renamed story on home page and retitled to “A Micro History of Corvair Flight Engines”. Need a way to do bibliography stuff at bottom of page. Lunch… Read more »
11:30am Today I ordered the last parts of the CH 750 kit (wings, fuel, fuselage, control, nav lights, dual stick, bubble doors). Slated for an August pickup at the factory…. Read more »
Stabilizer work on tips and some skin layout.
Put stabilizer ribs into place: Ribs
I had just a bit of fun drilling the horizontal stabilizer spar doublers. What’s not to like about being in the shop?