Plane and Simple

A second life for Cleco pliers.

Plane and Simple

Bleed like a pro!

Plane and Simple

An easy move.

Aero ‘lectrics

Columnist Jim Weir sounds off on an all-purpose beeper that will work for most anything you want to call attention to in the cockpit.

Aero ‘lectrics

Vibration is not good for engines, airframes or instruments. Jim Weir explains how to fashion vibration analysis equipment for less than retail cost.

Efficient Glass Work

Here's a short little tip for making your composite work a little more efficient. How many times have you started a work session by mixing...

Missing ELT Batteries

Many aircraft owners don’t realize that some ELT control panels and audio alerters have their own separate batteries, which must be installed at installation...

I’m a HOG

Porkers of the world, relax. I’m not about to turn you all into bacon and spareribs (although that’s not a bad idea). No, HOG...

Clean Oil Makes for a Happy Engine

You can do two things that will extend your engine’s life more than any others: Fly your airplane regularly and change your oil as...
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Metal Magic: Dimpling and Countersinking

Before you can start driving countersunk rivets, you need to know how to dimple or countersink aluminum.

In Case You Missed it

Letters

Cub for the Linemen In your Cub Comparison story (March 2011), the author...

Error Chain

CozyJet dead-stick. Losing an engine was the least of the problems. It was a brake fire that almost destroyed this one-of-a-kind homebuilt.

Basic Edge Treatments and Deburring

Basic edge treatments and deburring.

Checkpoints

Alaska anyone?