Cowling Part 1

In anticipation of the cowling work I re-attached the top skin and put the spinner on Despite reading the instructions several times I had not noticed that the cowling has to be trimmed so the first time it was on…

Engines and Arm Rests

Today I wanted to check the oil pressure and fuel flow gauges since that is pretty much the only thing left holding up the first engine start. Scott joined in today, always fun to have him in the hangar, not…

More Engine Stuff

My battery charger finally arrived so I was quick to take it to the hangar and get the battery charged. Since it would take a while to charge, I worked on the throttle cables, making sure they hit the stops.…

Engine Work – Omnibus Edition

Here are a bunch of things that were done from a few days of working over the holiday period. We are now back to weekends only again. The ignition circuit was finished by first wiring a ground wire to the…

Ignition Switch

Today I spent a little time in the hangar, mostly doing the post-assembly work on a nice new tool chest that my wife gave me. Now when I lose something I’ll at least have the area narrowed down significantly. Beyond…