Total OneX Build Time: 1085.0 hours
  • Engine Mounted

    Engine Mounting The engine is mounted! I recruited some help; specifically my friend Rob, my son Luka and his friends Caleb and David. They were off to a high school football game so their friends Siri, Kayla, and Elly were over to eat first and car pool. I had more...
  • Flaps Controls

    Flaps Handle Installed this yesterday. Nothing much of interest to report. I decided not to connect the rods so they wouldn’t get in the way when I work on the wings. Elevator Trim The elevator trim arrived right when I finished the flaps. The cable has to be routed from...
  • Elevator

    Primary activity today: filing sheet metal holes. I’ll explain. Next up on the controls was the control stick and elevator rods. The control stick mounts on the front side of the main spar with the stick right in the middle. I was trying to figure out where to drill the...
  • Rudder Pedals

    Avionics Research Denny was kind enough to let me visit his build again and ask questions about avionics. After doing research at Oshkosh and on the web, I’ve decided to go with Dynon Avionics in a very similar configuration to Denny. But there are hundreds of questions I had about...
  • Hydraulic Brakes

    As Hannah and Rob (family friends) walked by the garage last week as I was fabricating brake parts, we chatted and I mentioned that I didn’t know exactly how to install hydraulic brakes. It turns out that Hannah’s dad (Vic) was coming to town. He’s handy with cars and knows...