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Vic Syracuse

Vic Syracuse
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Vic is a Commercial Pilot, CFII with ASMEL/ASES ratings, an A&P/IA, DAR, and EAA Technical Advisor and Flight Counselor. Passionately involved in aviation for over 40 years, he has built 11 aircraft and logged over 9000 hours in 72 different kinds of aircraft. Vic volunteers as a Young Eagle pilot and Angel Flight pilot. He chairs the EAA Homebuilt Council and is a member of EAA’s Board of Directors. He also has his own sport aviation business called Base Leg Aviation.

Checkpoints

Prepping for flight.

Unairworthy

High-resistance plugs and tester.

Checkpoints

Prepping for the sale.

Unairworthy

Brake caliper without safety wire.

Checkpoints

Backups-do we need them?

Checkpoints

Airworthiness prep.

Unairworthy

Wrong nuts.

Checkpoints

More toys.

Checkpoints

Bad building practices.

Unairworthy

Burnt intake hose.

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Dakota Super 18

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Aero ‘lectrics

A rust arrestor.

Vacuum Forming Leading Edges

Making long, straight bends in sheet metal is easier than you think.

Aero ‘lectrics

Jim Weir describes some close encounters with power regulators of the plastic and metal-can kind.