Many factors go into designing and building good engine mounts, including consideration of the engines thrust line and gyroscopic precession effects. They deserve our respect.
This month, author Jim Weir lays the groundwork for a solar battery charger, complete with preliminary circuit board considerations drawn from a rats nest and details about how to order a pre-fabricated board.
What do you do if you need to monitor a number of audio signals, but you don't have room for an audio switching panel? Jim Weir finds the answer in a summing amplifier.
Call me a taxi (light).
Watch those sharp edges.
In his continuing series, author Bob Fritz discusses the ins and outs of threads including how to avoid seizing, types of threads, sizing, drilling holes, using a tap-drill chart, and matching fastener dimensions.
Shaping fiberglass parts might be messy, but it doesn't need to be hard. When I need to cut back an edge, I find that...
Ten universal tips for Experimental aviation. By David Boeshaar.
I was assembling the ailerons for my RV-7A and reached a point where I needed to rivet the leading and trailing edge skins to...
Next winter, keep your aviation supplies from freezing with this DIY temperature sensor.