Category: Engine

Second Engine Start

PSA: Picture free post!! Just me and Allen today with the goal of trying the engine again. First I got a hose clamp on the fuel return line so that is sorted now. I checked the oil pressure on the…

First Engine Start

I’m just going to put the video right here So this one has gone quite long – short version, I started the engine, there was no oil pressure so had to stop. We think we know why. Jet lag, heavy…

Fuel Pressure Fitting

Just a short morning this weekend thanks to some events going on today and a work trip to Tokyo tomorrow. First thing on entering the hangar – the towel under the leak was wet, the pilot side line is still…

Oil Pressure Test, Fuel Leaks and Arm Rests

Still plodding towards engine start, trying to make sure everything is just right before we risk setting the airport on fire. We were able to test the oil pressure sensor by attaching a battery to the starter and watching the…

Some Random Things

Lots of little things to take care of….. first up, I had ordered the missing washer thingie from the throttle attachment and it had arrived. This little thing cost $15!!! Aviation, is all I can say. and you know I’m…