Home 2019

Archives

Cygnet SF-2A

0

In Case You Missed it

The Home Machinist

0
Charlie Taylor, the Wright brothers trusted right-hand man and machinist, made their early powered flight experiments possible. And he built the engine using only a drill press, a lathe, a simple scale and more than a little ingenuity; by Bob Fritz.

Best Practices – Fabric

0
Fabric covering.

Build Your Skills: Composites (Part 7)

0
Author Bob Fritz explains how to set up a vacuum-bagging operation in your home shop, using readily available equipment and supplies, which will get you great results on small- to medium-size parts. The object is to mechanically squeeze out excess epoxy for a good-ratio part with maximum weight savings and strength.

Booster or Bravado?

0
A few years back, during AirVenture, a person asked me what vibration testing had...