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2015-12  final test installation of the Side Stick Assemblies.

After working on the attachment points, I quickly reinstalled the side sticks and looked for their alignment. The result looks fantastic.

But there was a problem. 295 more words


2015-11  ELT installation.

One item that I had not acquired yet, was an ELT. At some point, I needed to buy one and install it.

I found one for a nice deal, and it’s one of the newer ones with 406Mhz, and GPS hookup for transmission of your last known position. 307 more words


2015-11 Removal test of the Instrument Panel.

For the start I decided that the instrument panel would have to be removable with the minimal amount of connectors. I did end up putting more Molex plugs in than I hoped for, but I had to test to see if I could remove the whole panel easily, without any connecting wires holding it in place… 122 more words


2015-09  VP-X crosstalk issues.

from the moment I connected the VP-X to the data wires from the MFD, I tried to get the Data on the screen, but was not able to do so. 337 more words


How to Make a Boat Helm Cover

Protect the instruments on your boat’s helm with a Sunbrella cover. We made this cover for the helm panel on our Project Powerboat to go with the… 311 more words

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2015-08  Continued Wiring

For the last weeks I have been busy connecting avionics to the electrical system, powering up and then programming to make it talk on the right channel. 241 more words


2015-04 Wiring

in the last week of April’s, I pushed hard to get most of the wiring in the nose section completed. I had an eight day stretch off, and I asked my lovely wife if I could leave the canard on the plane for that timeframe (which meant she couldn’t park in the garage) and I was granted my request. 355 more words