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All About Avionics, Part 6

Whether portable handheld or panel-mounted, GPSes are the wave of the future in avionics, and these units can store and display a remarkable amount of detailed information. With nifty docks, handhelds can perform much like the panel-mounts in the cockpit, yet be removed for use in other vehicles.

The Independence Project: Forward to the Fuselage

Dave Martin marches ahead with the Van’s RV-12, inventorying fuselage hardware, attaching the sideskins, working on other subassemblies and mating the tail cone to the fuselage. Progress!
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Metal Magic: Driven Rivets

An introduction to driving round-head rivets with a rivet gun and bucking bar, the staple skill needed for building a metal airplane.

Building the Bearhawk LSA

Working on the wings.