Wheels, Pedals, and third time is the charm

Well, as anyone who has been following this blog for a while knows, the airplane is serial number three because it takes me three times to get anything right. Today, it that held true with safety wiring things. Safety wiring is one of those things that it seems should be simple, but apparently one needsContinue reading “Wheels, Pedals, and third time is the charm”

Hosed

It was a short session today in the workshop, but I was hosed from the get go. Literally, and figuratively. in accordance with a suggestion from Scott Spencer, I decided to seal the ends of the fire sleeve with RTV to prevent the fibers from wicking up oils, solvents, etc. They make a product toContinue reading “Hosed”

Flying and Installation

This morning Greg and I were going to go flying to maintain his instrument currency. Unfortunately, his Tiger had an inoperative right brake, so instead we took his Long EZ out for a while. That was fun. Incidentally, he keeps both of his airplanes in a standard T-Hangar. Kinda cool that you can squeeze twoContinue reading “Flying and Installation”