Work Part Day 9; engine pulled

Dick is an expert welder and I need my engine mount repaired. If you go way back to the beginning of this blog, one of my earlier posts was that in order to hang the engine, I had to cut a tube out of the engine mount. When Dick and I fabricated the engine mount,Continue reading “Work Part Day 9; engine pulled”

Garaggio time cut short

Workshop time was limited to about an hour and a half today due to the “Tuesday in Fall” airline schedule reductions. Which meant I had to leave on the 11:30 flight today instead of the 2:30 flight to get to work. So I found a small project to work on. The front seam on theContinue reading “Garaggio time cut short”

Assist credited to Crew Scheduling

It has been quite some time since I have been able to work in the Garaggio; at least 2 weeks. This has mostly been due to work, but my few off days have been chewed up with volunteer activities as well. Today I wasn’t planning to be able to work, but crew scheduling gave meContinue reading “Assist credited to Crew Scheduling”

Remembering why I build

I get the privilege of flying an RV-7A from time to time for a friend of mine. He lost his medical and is working on getting it back. For now he needs a safety pilot to fly with him. But with schedule conflicts that doesn’t happen as often as he would like the airplane toContinue reading “Remembering why I build”