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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Transponder Antenna is installed on the bottom of the fuselage. I installed a doubler inside.Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.Continue Reading... No Comments.
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 […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
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.Continue Reading... No Comments.