Home Sweet Homebuilts
#OSH18 hosted celebrations of several historic homebuilt aircraft anniversaries, plus some newer designs on the field and in the sky. See examples of both, take a look inside some of the EAA homebuilding workshops, and relive Oshkosh.
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Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation discusses pulley installation and inspection issues.
Draco - A Beast of a Bushplane
Eight days before AirVenture 2018, Mike Patey completed his latest project and flew it to Oshkosh. Draco stole the show and drew awestruck crowds. Draco began life as a PZL Wilga but has been heavily modified.
Webinar- Breaking Good
Mike Busch, A&P mechanic with inspection authorization discusses how to break in new engine cylinders. Just one, two, or after a top or major overhaul. Mike cuts thru conflicting information, and reviews the principles of how to do it right.
Brian Carpenter from Rainbow Aviation shows how to fabruicate a plexiglass sunvisor.
EAA Attic - Personal Preference Kits
Most of the space-flown items that Frank Borman generously donated to EAA in 2018 were special tools that he and the other Apollo 8 astronauts used in their mission to orbit the moon. A rare exception was the personal preference kits.
Webinar- History of the B-17 Memphis Belle
EAA’s B-17 historian Chris Henry talks about the iconic B-17 Memphis Belle. This must-see presentation will cover not only the combat career of this famous bomber, but also what happened to it after the war, and how it got to where it is now.