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I probably have tried just about every cleaning trick known to man and I think that I have come to "as good as it gets". When cleaning a 60 year old engine (I have disassembled and cleaned a half…Continue
Is there a name for drilled out rivets / rivet studs / fasteners that end up trapped in inaccessible areas like wings / horizontal stabilizer / control surfaces and rattle around when you taxi?(I…Continue
Ever have that horrible sinking feeling in your stomach when you keep torquing a head stud and the torque never goes up? I have! I did a test run last month after I got my engine installed in the…Continue
Anybody want to use or have my homemade engine test stand? I built it last fall for the break-in run of my Corvair. Made out of very stout oak 6"x6" timbers and oak 2x4's. Very heavy but fits nicely…Continue
For anyone just starting out or almost finished, I HIGHLY RECOMMEND the EAA's Amateur Built Certification Kit. It has all the forms, all the steps and all the right language to make getting your paperwork done correctly very easy. It also has good recommendations on the timing to send the various forms in. SUPER helpful!
My nose bowl finally arrived and I spent the weekend fitting the cowling panels - very nice fitting setup from the Weseman's. After that, I finished up my paperwork and sent it off to the FAA. Got a call last week and set the date for the Airworthiness Inspection! - March 19th!…Continue