Links and Interesting Things

This page include links and mods that I have found interesting and worthy of noting for my build.

 

Stainless steel heater control box from Aircraft Spruce:  http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/eppages/heaterbypass2.php
In reference to this Vans Airforce Post: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=147967


Brake pedal return spring mod (Includes part numbers):  http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=425710&postcount=10


Here are some suggestions on cutting the W-716 pushrod length to 66 1/8″ to 66 7/32″ long to avoid any fitment issuess.  http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=110157&highlight=aileron+pushrod&page=2


Better Method for Attaching Fuel Tank Z Brackets: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=106499&highlight=fuel+tank+brackets


Very clean way of installing a smoke system: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=108152


Good discussion on switches and wiring for VPX: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=157539


Discussion on Wing Tip hinge mounting:  http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=157708


Huge Thread about Baja Designs for landing lights: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=105248


Company that sells CO detector and other neat gadgets:  http://www.fdatasystems.com/


A great site that has tons of Weight and Balance spreadsheets, checklists and other great docs:  http://www.rv7-a.com/n447rv_documents.htm


ProSeal discussion and lots of great hints / tips:  http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showthread.php?t=7602


Wing Tip hinge style mounting done by Mike Bullock: http://www.vansairforce.com/community/showpost.php?p=799278&postcount=25

A PDF link hosted here from Mike’s website: WingtipHinges


Very nice metal Wing Stands:
http://www.rudigreyling.com/rv_tip_stands.html
And some nice improvements to this design:

Wings in Stands! Happy Labor Day!

 

Finshed Wing Stand Mount Points

 


A good way to do Rudder Trim, with a servo and tab:  http://www.myrv10.com/N104CD/upgrades/20071104/index.html


Others Build Logs for Reference:

Great site that shows how I’d like to route my Pitot/AOA system.

https://johnsrv7a.wordpress.com/category/wings/pitot-tube-mounting/

Good information for the Bob Archer wingtip NAV antenna:

http://home.hiwaay.net/~sbuc/journal/sportcraft.htm

 

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