Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Chapter 22 Electrical System

This chapter of my build is not "per plans".   An electronic breaker system and a modernized panel is being installed.

Dynon Skyview HDX1000.  ADSB compliant with auto pilot.
Vertical Power VP-X.
Plane Power 65 Amp belt driven alternator 14.2 VDC.
Plane Power 30 Amp Pad mount alternator 13.7 VDC.

Approximately 40 .lbs of Avionics 

Monday, April 9, 2018

Chapter 17 Pitch and Roll Trim, Landing Brake and Center Console

Making the Atkinson Trim components on a "cheap" HF mini-lathe.  Vance recently updated the system to still have full deflection if run away trim occurs.

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Chapter 22 - Instrument Panel and controls

Nose gear controls
Landing Brake
ELT - ACK (Ordered)
Fuel Selector - Andair dual gang. (in progress)
Throttle Lever (need to make or order)
AP panel (ordered PS Engineering PDA360EX)
Audio panel (PS Engineering - PDA360EX ordered)
Master / Alternator / Start switches (need to order)
Lights switches (need to order)
Glass panel PFD/MFD - Dynon  (on hand)
SDS panel/switches. (on hand)
Vertical Power - (on hand)

Eyeball vents
Canopy warning

Top hat switch for trim.
Auto Pilot disconnect.
Push to talk.