I know EAA requires all chapter members also be members of EAA National.
Are there any EAA chapters that offer exemptions to the rule or don't enforce the rule?
Such as non-voting associate membership or something?
The usual recommendation for the shop head is to use a rivet that extends 1.5 times the diameter. See here:How to select the correct rivet size atlascopco
But it's much easier to drive when the rivet is less than that recommended 1.5 times the diameter.
I don't see how it would make too much...
Anyone have any documents or info on effects of a prop operating in a pusher fuselage slot?
I see this thread about a slot in wing Slot in wing for pusher prop??? but a wing has a lift factor, not the case for a narrow fuselage. I imagine a slot in a narrow fuselage would be less problematic. I...
The FAA just released a 319 page preliminary rule.
Will require most UAS to register a serial number and operate a remote indentification device that is connected to the Internet for safety and ENFORCEMENT.
Possible exceptions for amateur use...
Has anyone used these rivet caps? https://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/topages/snapsocriv.php
I am trying the avoid the rivet set from dancing off and gouging the rivet when riveting by myself with one hand on the gun and the other hand with the bucking bar. I am usually masking taping the...
Bingelis letter to 1/2 scale warbird designers:
1/2 SCALE PROBLEMS
We will move on to another subject which is of concern and I would like to share with you a letter from Tony Bingelis. This letter is as the result of our observation over the years of some activities within our amateur built...
It's interesting to review the early EAA mission statement from 1954. In the same October 1954 issue an article about Tom Cassutt's new design said: "he had no previous design or airplane building experience".
Note the words, " Home Engineering".
I was thinking of converting my Standard Category Grob G 109 to Experimental Exhibition Category.
For the freedom to modify it and to eliminate the Annual inspection by I.A.
Is this possible? Or easy? Anyone done this?
The Canada "Owner Maintenance" option is what I really would want but that...
Low speed airfoil design paper:
See if this file loads below. What do you think about the claimed "Liebeck" 3.0 max CL?
I think "single element" could mean "no flaps"
edit: neat, I found I could edit the title with thread tools (upper left)