Follow up: EAA284 May 2009 ‘welding’ meeting

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter (EAA284) met at a new shop of one of our members today for our May meeting. We had a chance to both work on projects for our chapters ‘rentable kitchen’ and to learn a bit about welding. We enjoyed a beautiful day in Waynesville, Ohio while discussing the summer flying season (and events) in Dick Elliot’s new outbuilding. He has equipment that would be the envy of most experimental airplane builders and the skills to go along with them (lacking for yours truly).
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EAA284 meeting Sunday, May 17, 2009

The May meeting of EAA Chapter 284 will take place at 2 PM on Sunday, May 17, 2009 at Dick Elliot’s new workshop on South 4th Street in Waynseville Ohio.  Besides working in grill stands for our kitchen equipment, we will be discussion chapter business  issues such as Hanger Rent, Dayton Airshow support, Oshkosh/Airventure, Dayton Oshkosh Air-race and Young Eagles will also be discussed. (Directions below and info below)

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EAA284 Meeting: February 8, 2009

EAA 284 meets the second Sunday of every month at 2 pm.
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The February Meeting of EAA Chapter 284 will be Sunday February 8th, 2 PM at Red Stewart Airfield.

The Program topic will be rib stitching. I have come across a diagram of the knot used on the Beech Staggerwing. It is a very simple knot to tie. I am attaching a copy of that knot. I am also attaching the portion of AC 43-13 that covers the various rib stitching knots that are used. There is a YouTube video showing rib stitching on a Stearman wing. The knotting procedure is rather clearly shown in the video below.

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