Michael Doornbos's Blog (5)

Starting to look like an airplane

Added by Michael Doornbos on September 3, 2019 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Quick Update Video

I did a quick project update video for those who've been asking: https://evadot.com/2019/06/17/cruzer-update-video/

Added by Michael Doornbos on June 17, 2019 at 10:54am — 1 Comment

My build log online

Up until now I’ve been using a paper logbook but taking a lot of pictures for my own reference later (and for the memories).

It occurred to me that Wordpress would make a great build log platform (and it is free, my favorite word!). I was originally just going to set it to private, but since a lot of people want to see the progress I figured what the heck…

So if you’re looking for something to put you to sleep:…


Added by Michael Doornbos on June 4, 2018 at 7:11am — No Comments

Avilution on the podcast

Chatted with Avilution on the podcast this week. They are the company behind the "Unpanel" on the SD:  https://evadot.com/2017/11/02/evadot-podcast-108-disruption-in-avionics-with-avilution-and-unpanels/

I've put in an order for the unpanel kit changes for my Cruzer. As far as I can tell I'm the first one.

Added by Michael Doornbos on November 3, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments

Solidworks is great but...

Sometimes simple tools are better. I just wanted a quick template to play with instrument panel designs. Using the form block measurements I had this done in Sketchup in 2 minutes.

Added by Michael Doornbos on May 2, 2017 at 2:28pm — No Comments

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