There comes a time when you realize that your assortment of aircraft hardware has reached a point where you have to hunt and peck your way through every drawer to find what you want - when the shear variety of nuts, bolts, rivets, and what-nots have exceeded your personal memory capacity, and it takes longer to hunt something down that it does to figure out what you're looking for. When you reach that point, its time to make some labels! Continue reading "Necessary Tedium"
Aircraft Spruce will hold it annual Super Sales at three locations in 2018:
In addition to the sale, visitors at the Peachtree City event can attend EAA SportAir workshops: Van's RV Aircraft Fiberglass Techniques, and Van's RV Assembly. Continue reading "Aircraft Spruce Super Sale Dates"
Oh heck--no, it's not an airplane part, and I wasn't cruising along at altitude, trying to stay awake - but it is definitely aviation related, since its part of our new workshop, so let's talk about large hydraulics that require gallons of fluid - and bleeding is a matter of pumping enough fluid to empty a four gallon reservoir. Along with working on airplanes, we've been slowly building a shop addition to our hangar, and part of that addition includes a hangar door big enough to roll airplanes in and out for work. Design restriction meant we needed to keep the building low, so the outside wall could only fit a nine-foot high door. Continue reading "Large Hydraulics"
Zenith Aircraft's popular hands-on kit building workshops are returning to the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo next month.
The Zenith workshops are aimed at the first-time airplane builder and have become popular with sport aviation enthusiasts who are considering whether or not to build their own aircraft, but are unsure if they have the required skills, work-space and tools. Skills learned at this workshop are applicable to any metal design. Continue reading "Zenith Workshops Return to Sebring 2018"
We wandered by the workshop pavilions this morning and each one was at capacity. Whether you are interested in composites, wood, fabric, metal, or welding, the work stations have limited capacity and this morning's sessions were packed. Continue reading "Come Early to Workshops"
Zenith Aircraft Company will demonstrate kit airplane assembly during EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI July 24-30 2017.
Zenith staff and volunteers will assemble the rear fuselage assembly of the new Zenith CH 750 kits daily from 8:45 - 12:45 in the AeroPlane Workshop to demonstrate and teach visitors about the ease of building a modern kit aircraft. Continue reading "Zenith Workshop at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh"