Van's RV-9A in Aurora

The Big Picture

The Big Picture
Flying! 8/28/2011

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

.3 hrs
Ordered power and ground cables from B&C, looked like the best solution. Did a trial fit, but haven't hooked up +12V yet.
Found the Robbins Wings carb heat muff online. Takes about 5 seconds to find this and lots of other carb heat info on VAF. Will need to order a few parts tomorrow.
Will also need to place an order for SCAT tubing.

With great sadness I announce the passing of my constant shop companion. She's been in many of my photos for the past three years.

Sunday 10/25/2010 5 hrs
Continue fitting FAB. Trim to final length.
This involved fitting the prop and spinner for the first time to check how much clearance is needed to get the lower cowl on and off with the prop on. So here is the first trial installation of the Catto prop.

And here is the final length for the FAB.

Make FAB air valve/door.
Cut hinges and cut hole in FAB top to fit door.