Total OneX Build Time: 1163.0 hours
  • To the Airport

    Tweaks My family has been laughing at me as I work on my completed plane. Even though the build is complete, there’s still work to be done people! Paperwork - The FAA sent back part of my registration application because of a silly mistake I made. I fixed it and...
  • Build Completed

    The Onex is Done! Time for champagne! Here’s a quick walkaround of the finished plane: Weighing A required step in applying for airworthiness is calculating weight and balance. Fellow EAA chapter 538 member, Chris Rute, has some precise scales ment for race cars. He was kind enough to bring them...
  • Xmas Wrapping

    No, not wrapping presents yet. Vinyl wrapping is has been this weeks activity. But first… Charter Flight I piloted another charter flight last Thursday. KSDL (Sottsdale) -> KLAX (Los Angeles) -> KLAS (Las Vegas) -> KSGU (St. George, UT) -> KSDL. Long day, great for flying. Sedona Hike On Friday,...
  • End in Sight

    MEL Achievement Unlocked On Thursday and Friday last week I completed my multi-engine training and passed the checkride. I’m now multi-engine certified. This is mostly so I can start training for second in command in Elite Flights Jets’ Eclipse Jet for charter flights. Exhaust Wrapping A couple builders suggested insulating...
  • Waitng For Rivets

    The wings are on hold while I wait for rivets. So in the mean time… Pitot/Static/AOA Dynon’s installation kit for the Pitot/Static/AOA is quite convenient. They use fasteners where you simply push the platic tubing in, and it’s sealed. At least I hope it is. So I ran all the...