Category: Engine

Throttle Bellcrank (1h 30m)

I knew I wouldn’t be up for drilling into the windshield so back to the firewall side of things and putting a few things on before the engine comes out of the crate. The throttle bellcrank goes across the firewall…

Elevator Controls Rigging (3 hr)

Today Allen came over to help finish the elevator control cables. With the elevator in neutral (and during the rigging we made the elevator more neutral than I had made it previously), the control cables are properly rigged when the…

Engine Mount (3h 30)

The rigging of the wings has stalled (yes, sometimes they write themselves) while I hope to get loan of some wing stands which will greatly help the process. It is certainly possible to do them without but it would be…

Engine Arrival!!

Last week I got a call from my brother in law asking how my day was (it was meh) and he said it was going to get better because my engine had arrived at his ex-firm’s loading bay. This was…