Machines! Part 2.
This month we look at installing the fabric on the wing and how to use rib-lacing, reinforcement tapes, pre-punched holes, and methods of mechanical attachment including pop rivets, PK screws and fabric clips; by Ron Alexander.
In this first installment of the upholstery series, the author looks at the basics: sewing machines, scissors, needles and thread, and more.
Masking curved lines can be an exercise in frustration. Most tape will not bend without forming a crease. Multiple strips don't work because...
Builders share their successes.
Upon his retirement, Jim Shy embarked on a lifelong dream of building his own airplane. But before he even decided on a design, he bought a place to keep it: his own airport.
The dark interior of a hangar comes into focus as an announcer says, “Building Time Theater presents, ‘The Usual Suspect, Part Two: The Missing...
Todays GPS technology has largely supplanted loran as a navigational aid in Experimental aircraft, and thats not a bad thing. By Marc Cook.
Tubemiter Link TroubleAfter reading about Tubemiter , I tried the web link and found it did not work. Tube Coping Calculator (www.metalgeek.com/static/cope.pcgi) is a...
Round versus streamline flying wires.