CAVU Pacific NW ...Carl N. rubs it in <grin>
"...Anyway, the last week or so was pretty nice up here, a little
chilly, but a nice break from our normal winter WX..."
Weekend Flyer App Update
...now with winds aloft. (VAF advertiser)
Let the Roomba Do It ...David Paule
I was working on one of the bulkheads and decided it was time for
a good shop floor clean-up. I let the Roomba do the job.
What a difference!
And I vacuum regularly, too. This was additional.
(If you are making work benches, make 'em high enough for the little
guy to pass underneath).
Stock photo off web...
Status Report ...KazooRV-9A
Completed a good portion of the interior painting this past
weekend. Parts were primed, sealed and color coated, came out great.
Had to use low temp reducer, but painter Greg does this every day.
Now we can continue more of the fuselage assy!
Builder Used Wrong Screw Size - Now What? ...Saville
Now that I've acquired some countersinking skills I can get to
the REAL problem:
I'm replacing the battery tray in my -8 to accommodate an Odyssey
925 battery. The footprint of the Odyssey battery is not the same as
the Gill that was there - it's narrower side to side. So I bought a
new battery tray from Van's and riveted in new angle for the new
footprint. So far so good.
The tray is fastened to two flanges aft of the baggage compartment 3
holes on each flange (numbered 1-6 in this picture):
Conduit Routing ...Bill Boyd
"...under the rear seats and baggage floor has been "Starkey'd"
and looks like it will serve the purpose well."
Two Webcams to Choose From
...my home field.
the windsock, planes landing and taking off, and improvement
construction underway. Win, win, win!
Wind sock webcam now online at
Fly52F.org. If you have
(2) monitors, you can now watch
Airport construction photos
Note: The north webcam is temporarily located inside
Tim Wade's office looking
through glass, meaning the infrared mode won't work at night.
You'll have to live with daytime ops until it's relocated outside -
and when it's outside you'll have the full 130░ field of view.