Cool Tool!

Posted on Jul 19 2011 | 1 Comment
Cool Tool! Cool Tool Tip! I picked up this tip from Vansairforce.net and I’m really impressed. These are measuring rules that make fast work on marking stuff for cutting and drilling. They have holes where the Sharpie can pass through... Read More »

Paul Lamar’s Wankel Rotary Engine speech at EAA C...

Posted on Jul 17 2011 | 7 Comments
Paul Lamar’s Wankel Rotary Engine speech at EAA Chapter 40 For those of you who missed Paul Lamar’s talk about the Wankel Rotary engine, here is a video explaining it from his site, and a great article. Why the Rotary Engine ? One of the things that bothered me most about building... Read More »

WHAT’S UP? LOS ANGELES TERMINAL AREA CHART CHANGES

Posted on Jul 16 2011 | No Comments
WHAT’S UP? LOS ANGELES TERMINAL AREA CHART CHANGES The new edition of the Los Angeles Terminal Area Chart became effective June 30, 2011. On the chart legend, check changes: the symbol for TWEBS has been deleted. On the navigation side of the chart, check the changes: 1.... Read More »

News From the Electronic Frontier!

Posted on Jul 15 2011 | No Comments
News From the Electronic Frontier! Two enthusiastic Chapter 40 members, Christian and Clyde, have followed through on their offers to take some of the load off of the chapter’s long-suffering beast of burden webmaster John Jones. Clyde has established a... Read More »

Another Chapter 40 Young Eagles Home Run!

Posted on Jul 15 2011 | 4 Comments
Another Chapter 40 Young Eagles Home Run! Chapter 40 has once again raised the bar and delivered a winning event that made a difference in people’s lives. On June 30, the special needs children from Camp Chesed and their young adult camp counselors showed up at... Read More »

It’s Chapter Bar BQ Time!

Posted on Jul 15 2011 | No Comments
It’s Chapter Bar BQ Time! Also on Saturday, Chapter 40 will be hosting the second annual Ron Weiss & Tony Crippen Memorial BBQ Extravaganza. As you may remember, July 18th will be the second anniversary of the tragic loss of Tony and Ron in a... Read More »

Join the Rotary Club!

Posted on Jul 15 2011 | 2 Comments
Join the Rotary Club! No, not that Rotary Club… join the group of aircraft builders who are powering their homebuilt using the Wankel rotary engine! This month, we are privileged to once again have Mr. Paul Lamar, the top expert in the field... Read More »

“Ice Pilots” TV Show

Posted on Jul 15 2011 | No Comments
“Ice Pilots” TV Show There are not a lot of aviation shows out there, so if you haven`t seen “Ice Pilots” give it a try. Ice Pilots NWT is back. The hit docu-series following the adventures of renegade Arctic airline Buffalo Airways... Read More »

Christian`s RV7 Progress – Rolling Edges

Posted on Jul 11 2011 | No Comments
Christian`s RV7 Progress – Rolling Edges Posted on June 12th, 2011 I am building a Van`s RV7. Today David and Tom surprised me, stopping by to help me roll my edges on the elevator and rudder skins. They are both building a RV9A at Whiteman. I think it takes at... Read More »

Jacking Aircraft Safely

Posted on Jul 11 2011 | No Comments
Jacking Aircraft Safely Jacking Aircraft Safely Sport Aviation –11/94 By Tony Bingelis The letter starts out . . . “I’m in need of jacking technique and hardware. Basically I need to lift one wheel so I can remove the wheel and tire.... Read More »


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