Wings

27 Oct Wing wiring conduit

After a lot of deliberation, consternation, and flip-flopping, I've finally decided how to get the wires from one end of my wing to the other. Amazingly, I'm using the PVC conduit that I purchased from...

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27 Oct Pitot Tube Plumbing

Even though I have purchased an expense Gretz Aero pitot mount, I've decided to just use the simple Van's method for the pitot. Just trying to keep it simple. Unfortunately, using the Van's method, the nut...

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25 Sep Aileron stops

The Van's suggested way of doing the aileron stops is probably quite good, but I felt it was a bit complex, and it seems like it would be hard to get the stops installed in...

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14 Sep Root wing fairings

For some reason I kind of dreaded installing the root wing fairings, thinking that it would be tricky. It was far from it - very easy. The fairings towards the back needed a tad bit...

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05 Jul Fuel return line

Today I installed the fuel return line on one tank, the right tank, which will have the flop tube. Most of the time was spent trying to find the right place to put the line....

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03 Jul Fuel sender install

The fuel level sender gets installed differently on the tank that has the flop tube, so that it does not interfere with the flop tube. With the QB tanks, this installation is not too easy,...

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26 Jun Flop tube

I'm working on putting in the flop tube into the right wing. Now I found a little problem. Why is the ID of the aeroquip hose less than 1/4" when it should be 3/8"? Flop...

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30 May Pitot Tube Mount

I've decided to use the Dynon pitot tube, without heat. It's about 200 USD, and includes pipes for Angle of Attack (AOA). I already have the Proprietary Software Systems AOA Sport, and the Dynon will...

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29 Feb Titanium Tie downs

From the Matronics RV-List: I'm sure randy will have a great deal on the titanium Eye Bolts when he makes them, but if you are in a hurry for some, mcmaster.com has them for $30.22 each....

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17 Jan QB Kit Arrival

Finally, after 4 months of waiting, the kit arrived today, Friday, January 16, 2004. I've been preparing the shop during all this time, and of course had already finished the empennage in October of 2003....

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