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Patrick Thomson

Patrick Thomson
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For Patrick, composites are life! He has worked on various composite homebuilt aircraft, providing technical, training and inspection support to homebuilders in need. He is also a certified airframe technician and instructor specializing in composites.

Vacuum Bagging for Homebuilders

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Pleats, punctures and vacuum loss, oh my! Patrick Thomson addresses all of these potential problems and more in the last installment of his series on vacuum bagging at home.

Vacuum-Bagging for Homebuilders

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This month well go through the step-by-step vacuum-bagging process for an aileron trimtab part to see how to deal with extreme contours.

Vacuum-Bagging for Homebuilders

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The first installment of a new series introduces you to the materials and equipment you'll need to tackle vacuum-bagging projects at home.

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A Custom Maintenance Manual for a Custom Aircraft

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It may not be required, but it's essential for performing thorough inspections.

SeaRey Amphib LSA Flight Trial

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Here's an over-the-transom report on the SeaRey LSA amphibian from Aviation Consumer's Jeff Van West, who is having more fun than he deserves.

Bullish on Weight

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For Red Bull racing professionals, reducing the engine weight in their aircraft is serious business. We can learn from their experience.

Ten Tool Tips

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I love tools. I really love tools. I give tools as wedding presents. The...