Category Archives: Electrical

  • Electrical bonding

    Posted on 26. September 2015 by Thomas in Electrical, Recent Posts.

    As requested by our german FAA (LBA) I had to electrically bond every moving part of the plane. This sounds rather superfluous in an all metail aircraft, but it’s probably the best to be on the safe side. The picture shows a small wire connection between elevator and horizontal stab. The wire will be covered […]

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  • Transponder Antenna

    Posted on 14. September 2014 by Thomas in Electrical, Recent Posts.

                  Transponder Antenna is installed on the bottom of the fuselage. I installed a doubler inside.  

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  • VHF Antenna Including Doubler

    Posted on 14. August 2014 by Thomas in Electrical, Recent Posts.

      I decided to install the VHF Antenna in the tailcone. I think it is best for transmission (no wings disturbing transmission). A doubler (0.032) was installed in the tailcone to strengthen the base of the antenna. The antenna is from Sirio, type Taifun. Build in Europe, good quality, good appearance, cheap price. The next […]

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  • Headphone Jack Boxes Finished

    Posted on 14. August 2014 by Thomas in Electrical, Recent Posts.

    The headphone jack boxes are done on both sides. Today I finished the second box on the passenger side. We tested the connections and its ok. Easy to access on ground. Accessible also during flight.

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  • Headphone Jack Box

    Posted on 13. August 2014 by Thomas in Electrical, Recent Posts.

    I also did the headphone jack box today. I decided to go for two boxes, one on the pilot side (shown here) and an identical one on the other side.  I installed them in the back, just above the tubes. I am pretty happy with the result. This is a part a commercial builder would […]

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  • EFIS Powered Up

    Posted on 26. April 2014 by Thomas in Electrical, Recent Posts.

    I continued working on the electrical installation this weekend. The connections for the EFIS TL-6624 have been made, including mounting of the remote compass. Everything worked fine. The EFIS has a super bright display (on the picture it still has a protection foil on it). It already feels as if the airplane is ready to […]

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  • Fuse Block

    Posted on 20. April 2014 by Thomas in Electrical, Recent Posts.

      The picture shows the main fuses installed on the right side of the dashboard. The Rotax 912 only produces 30A power, so the main fuse for the generator is a 30A one. The lights (landing, nav, strobe) have a 10A fuse, the rest of my electrical installation is fused with 5A.

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  • Firewall Installations

    Posted on 29. March 2014 by Thomas in Electrical, Firewall Forward, Recent Posts.

    Preparing the engine installation, we installed electrical and other things on the firewall. From left to right you can see: – Battery: we used Hawker Odyssey PC680, 12V 17Ah. There is a battery bracket available from ACS which helped for a quick installation. – on top of the battery is the master relay – on […]

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  • OAT Probe

    Posted on 23. March 2014 by Thomas in Electrical, Recent Posts.

      Our EFIS (TL-6624) is equipped with an OAT (Outside Air Temperature) Probe. We decided to install the probe inside the fairing box. So the temperature of the cabin has no influence on the measurement.  

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