January 2018 Blog Posts (7)

First rivets...

First pull was exciting.  and the next.  and the next...

Added by Erturk Kocalar on January 27, 2018 at 5:32pm — No Comments

Another One Going Out the Door

Here is a beautiful kit we just finished up for a customer in the USA.

Main Color Medium Gray Ultra-Leather

King Blue Micro Fiber Accent and Matching King Blue Pipping.

Custom Matching Embroidery done in house..

Kit is 3 layer laminated memory / temper foam. Extremely comfortable. My wife sat in them for about an hour when we were in our shop discussing our work. …

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Added by Robert Lemke on January 24, 2018 at 7:31am — 3 Comments

Rivets around the bubble doors

the plans don't really say which rivets to use on the bubble doors to the frame?  Is it the 30 aluminum or the 20 aluminum rivets.  It says to drill 30 holes but the 30 rivers in the finishing kit say for rear windows only.

Added by Mitchell Hargin on January 20, 2018 at 6:37pm — 2 Comments

Cross-Country Flight

Successfully completed a 2000 nm cross-Canada flight!
See Part 1: Preparation
And Part 2: The Flight

Keep on building, people! An adventure such as this makes it all worthwhile!

Added by J. Davis on January 19, 2018 at 7:35am — No Comments

Building an Airplane as a School Project: Tehachapi Pilots with Oak Valley Charter Schools

The Tehachapi Society of Pilots of California has partnered with Oak Valley Charter Schools to build an airplane with high school students (providing successful students with scholastic credit).

The…

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Added by Zenith Aero on January 11, 2018 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Super Duty 174 Engine Progress

Added by Jan Eggenfellner on January 11, 2018 at 9:38am — No Comments

Super Duty Engine Progress

We are thrilled to announce that we will be flying the Super Duty 174 HP Engine to Sun-N-Fun in Lakeland this year and wanted to share some of the progress pictures. If you want more information head on over to our Forum off of our website: Vikingaircraftengines.com…

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Added by Jan Eggenfellner on January 11, 2018 at 9:30am — No Comments

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