Pilot Control Grip

Last week I added to the pile of parts by buying two grips for the control stick. On the pilot side is the Ray Allen 101, a simple grip with just a push to talk switch in the end. But…

Three Things

Three things I know nothing about at all: plumbing fuel lines wiring electrical systems hanging engines Three critical things to do before the plane is finished: plumbing fuel lines wiring electrical systems hanging engines Seems like I know less now…

Centre Console (2 hr)

SPOILER ALERT: I got this wrong The centre console is an optional accessory, not part of the standard kit, and I’ll be honest and say that when I bought it I thought I was buying something to go between the…

First Draft Panel Design

Obviously this is NOT TO SCALE!!!!! 1. Ameri-King AK-451 ELT remote switch/panel http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/avpages/ameriKingpackages.php 2. 8.5″ Explorer Lite EFIS http://www.mglavionics.com/html/iefis_lite.html 3. V6 COM Radio http://www.mglavionics.com/html/radios.html 4. Trim switch supplied by Zenith 5. Trim indicator supplied by Zenith 6. Flaps switch. Going…

Panel Pieces

My panel pieces from MGL Avionics arrived last week, plus a couple of other things that I’ve decided to install up front. One of the things now is to work out how they fit together and also how exactly does…

Reserve, Renew

Nothing to report from the hangar (but did have a lovely long weekend in Long Beach) other that it is starting to get properly hot in the desert. I am determined to find some hours but it is going to…