February 2019 Blog Posts (5)

Vacuum Lifting Frame for Wing Skin

From what I have seen, moving a wing skin tends to be a two person operation. The video

below is a demonstration of a vacuum lifting frame I constructed to allow one person to

easily moving a wing skin between a worktable and the wing skeleton.

Added by Damon Brantley on February 24, 2019 at 9:05am — 2 Comments

Becker ar 4201 and Becker atc 4401

For sale due to upgrade in the uk £1000 plus postage

Added by Matthew brumby on February 21, 2019 at 4:34am — No Comments

Using Jira to help manage my aircraft build

Several months back I had posted that I was experimenting with using a project management software package called Jira to help manage tasks in my scratch build. After about 6 months of use I think I can say it has been very helpful for tracking what I have done, what I am currently doing and what still remains.

While I am building my aircraft from plans, I think Jira would also be helpful for kit builders as well.

The video below is a demonstration of how Jira…


Added by Damon Brantley on February 13, 2019 at 10:01pm — No Comments


First and foremost, as many of you know it is not a small undertaking to start building your own aircraft and we are always excited to watch our customers, after all the work and time they dedicated to their aircraft get its wings in the air. It makes us happy to know that they chose a Viking engine to help them get there.

One of our…


Added by Jan Eggenfellner on February 13, 2019 at 8:00pm — No Comments

AOPA builds an aircraft rudder

AOPA Live recently ran a story of staffer Paul Harrop building a Zenith rudder at the Zenith Aircraft factory:…


Added by Zenith Aero on February 5, 2019 at 11:14am — No Comments

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