Shimmy Dampener

Shimmy Dampener

Before flight you need to recheck that your nosewheel torque is correct so you don’t get nosewheel shimmy. See the¬†Nosewheel Shimmy Dampener¬†section for more inforamtion. Shimmy Dampener Nose Wheel Belleville washers For formatting only Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisci elit, sed eiusmod tempor incidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad […]

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Cessna Style Tow Bar Rigging

Cessna Style Tow Bar Rigging

Here you can see we’ve rigged up a standard Cessna Style tow bar to use on our airplane. Right now we’re using the standard stand-offs that we rigged up for the nose pant, but I can see we’re bending these already, so we’re going to make some solid AL 3/4″ versions to use. Once we’re […]

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Knurled Bushing Installation in Bulkheads

Knurled Bushing Installation in Bulkheads

Installing the main gear bushings in the fast build fuselage seems easy enough, right. It’s all done, just pop the bolt out, mix up some structural adhesive, put the bolts in, and snug it up. It does seem simple, I admit, but apparently as Hamlet said “I know not seems”, because once the bolts are […]

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Install Nose Gear Strut

Install Nose Gear Strut

Much of this section was completed prior to delivery as part of the quick build fuselage. The location of the king pin and shock locations were set, for example, but we did rough out the inside skin where the gear leg pass down through and reinforce it with two layers of bid. Then we located […]

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