July 30 2023

Riveted the elevator.
My riveter head is too large to get inside the cradle. I used a nut as a shim between the rivet head and the riveter.
Tuned the servo. To make the range +20 -40 as per the drawing I had to set the distance between the trim arm pins to 119mm. Very close to the recommended 116.
Changed the way the safety wires on the piano hinges are set. It is the way the safety wire is set on the Zenith demonstration plane. See the last image, leftmost hinge.
I do not like it. Will ask the EAA counselor if there is a better way. Just twisting the wire with safety pliers does not work.

Views: 34

Comment

You need to be a member of Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers to add comments!

Join Zenith Aircraft Builders and Flyers

New from Zenith:

Zenith Planes For Sale 
 

Classified listing for buying or selling your Zenith building or flying related stuff...


Custom Instrument Panels
for your Zenith
:

Custom instrument panels are now available directly from Zenith Aircraft Company exclusively for Zenith builders and owners. Pre-cut panel, Dynon and Garmin avionics, and more.


Zenith Homecoming Tee:


Zenair Floats


Flying On Your Own Wings:
A Complete Guide to Understanding Light Airplane Design, by Chris Heintz


Builder & Pilot Supplies:

Aircraft Insurance:

 
 

West Coast USA:

 
Pro Builder Assistance:

 

Transition training:

Lavion Aero

K&S Aviation Services

Aircraft Spruce & Specialty for all your building and pilot supplies!

How to videos from HomebuiltHELP.com

Developed specifically for Zenith builders (by a builder) these videos on DVD are a great help in building your own kit plane by providing practical hands-on construction information. Visit HomebuiltHelp.com for the latest DVD titles.

© 2024   Created by Zenith.Aero.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service