Drilling Gauge

  This simple (self made) gauge helps when drilling on the fuselage. It keeps the drill in the right direction, 90 degrees to¬† the surface.

Most important tools

      This picture shows the most important tools at all. – A super fine pencil to mark the parts before drilling or cutting. I probably used 10 of …

Grinding Wheel

  This grinding wheel from 3M is cool for aluminum. It’s not cheap, but will probably last for the whole plane. I wouldn’t know what to do without it.

Electronic Level

    This electronic level is also a tool, I can recommend. The digital display is easy to read. A small loudspeaker makes aligning parts an easy one man task, …

Rivet Tool

  This is the rivet tool I used. Again no need for a compressor. Just put it on the electrical drill and easily pull the rivets. Good tool made by …

Best drilling tool

  This is a great machine. No need to use any loud compressor. This is all you need. It helped us to drill all of the approx. 20.000 holes into …

Drilling fingers

This probably happens to every builder. From time to time you are drilling your finger. The small drills (#40 = 2,5 mm) drill into your fingers fairly easy. Up to …

Wingstand

Our wingstands. The wings will stay here until final installation. A set of wheels on the bottom allows easy movement in our basement.

Pressure Tester

    This is a simple method to test the tanks. If you have a leak, the glove will soon break down. Unfortunately my tank had a leak the first …

Non invasive surgery

    This is a tool we used to fix a tank leak from inside. Inspection camera (connecting to a laptop), a paint brush with proseal and then doing the …

Preparing building location

  Waiting for the official documents (permits) to build, there’s enough time to prepare the building location. Many parts will be built in this room in the basement. Fuselage construction …