Training Kits Training Kit Update

Training Kit Update

Finally finished the training kit and I got to say, it was very useful as a confidence booster tool. The instructions on how to build are, in my opinion, awful leaving to you to figure out how to do a lot of the work based on the drawings alone. From what I heard from other …

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Tools New Toys

New Toys

Received my ATS Pneumatic Squeezer kit and boy, that’s an amazing addition to my toolbox. I can easily see myself saving months of work on dimpling and riveting. I came with the two yokes in the image below but I also got a 5 inch one to make sure it will reach everywhere so I …

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Priming The Priming Wars

The Priming Wars

This topic was driving me crazy for weeks now. If you’re new to aircraft building you should know that there’s a never-ending war in regards to the proper (and best) way to protect your aircraft against corrosion. I hate this war, it makes so much harder for someone that is just trying to start to …

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Training Kits First Toolbox: Partial Failure

First Toolbox: Partial Failure

I started to play with my new tools by building the 1st of 4 training kits I have, a van’s toolbox. A classic first project for most aircraft builders out there. And I got to say, I’m not happy with the results at all! I guess this is OK, this was the goal of the …

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Tools Tooling and shop space

Tooling and shop space

Oh my, did you guys see the size of the tool list that Van’s send? Yeah, that scared me a little bit as I had no idea what was necessary to build the empennage and what could wait a little bit longer. I’m pretty sure this will not be the last time I feel a …

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Uncategorized The beginning…

The beginning…

Welcome to my builder log website! My name is Felipe and I’m originally from Brazil, so excuse my poor grammar, but I’m currently living in the cold lands of Winnipeg, Canada. I hold a private pilot license and I love doing aerobatics in my local flight school Citabria, the airplane which I’ve done all my …

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