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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" August 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" August 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider. August 29,2016 Jason hard at work making up sub assembly ...
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3D Printed Vortex Generators Part 1 (Video)

In this video we begin the baseline testing for the 3-D printed vortex generator article. The baseline test was to get a video of the tuft tested wing as a ...
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Stronger 3-D Printed Parts (Part 1)

Stronger 3-D Printed Parts (Part 1)

July 2016, “Technically Speaking Article”, Sport Aviation Magazine July 2016 Loading... Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Like this:Like Loading ...
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Icom IC-A6 / IC-A24A Radio Mount (3D Printed)

Icom IC-A6 / IC-A24A Radio Mount (3D Printed)

3-D Printed Handheld Radio Mount Although originally designed for the a Piper J-3 Cub, hence the color.  This mount can be used on any aircraft including the EMG-6. The radio ...
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Sterna Propeller

Sterna Propeller

3 Bladed Sterna Propeller July 19, 2016   We Receive The 3 Bladed Sterna Propeller We received one of the propellers that we will be testing on the R and D ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" July 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" July 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider. July 19, 2016 Display Boards Before every show we have ...
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EMG-6 Prototype #2 Test Flights Day 2 (Video)

EMG-6 Prototype #2 finishes certification on Thursday, we conduct 12 test flights on Friday, and aircraft is being disassembled on Saturday for the trip to EAA Air Venture 2016 in ...
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First Test Flight of EMG-6 (Prototype #2) Video

Raw video of the first test flight on Prototype #2.  About 650 foot altitude on the tow. Just at sunset no lift left at all.  Aircraft handled well. Very Smooth, ...
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The 3D Printing Revolution

The 3D Printing Revolution

June 2016, “Technically Speaking Article”, Sport Aviation Magazine June 2016 Loading... Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Like this:Like Loading ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" June 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" June 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider. June 29, 2016 Aft Fuselage Enclosure we have finished the ...
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3D Printing The EMG-6 (Video)

A look at the use of 3-D printing technology to build the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider. All of the 140+ 3-D printed part files available for free download. Like this:Like ...
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Tube Marking Tools

Tube Marking Tools

Tube Marking Tools For the builders that are building the EMG-6 from plans and the basic kits, There are a lot of holes that need to be drilled in the ...
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"Video" EMG-6-250 Local Flights

Carol Carpenter Flies the EMG-6-250. These are the last flights on the EMG-6-250 . The engine and many of the parts were removed to complete Prototype #2 in order to ...
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"Video" Cutting Flight Control Gap Seals from Pool Noodles

"Video" Cutting Flight Control Gap Seals from Pool Noodles

Cutting Flight Control Gap Seals from Pool Noodles In this video we go through the process of converting pool noodles into low-cost lightweight, and easy to install  foam gap seals ...
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R&D Motor

R&D Motor

R&D Motor  This page is dedicated to  any updates and information regarding the R&D Motor.  June 9, 2016   Motor Update    Today we had a meeting with Ed Donovan ...
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Low-Budget Hydro-Forming

Low-Budget Hydro-Forming

May 2016, “Technically Speaking Article”, Sport Aviation Magazine May 2016 Loading... Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Like this:Like Loading ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" May 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" May 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider. May 31, 2016  Prototype #2 Nears Completion As the month ...
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LSRM Class May 2016

LSRM Class May 2016

Just finishing up the LSRM (Light Sport Repairman Maintenance) class for May 2016. Like this:Like Loading ...
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Spark Plugs and The Rotax Engine: (Part 3)

Spark Plugs and The Rotax Engine: (Part 3)

April 2016, “Technically Speaking Article”, Sport Aviation Magazine April 2016 Loading... Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Like this:Like Loading ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" April 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" April 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider. April 22, 2016 Progress Update This last week we have ...
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Spark Plugs and The Rotax Engine: (Part 2)

Spark Plugs and The Rotax Engine: (Part 2)

March 2016, “Technically Speaking Article”, Sport Aviation Magazine March 2016 Loading... Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab Like this:Like Loading ...
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53-50 Wings to Fuselage Fairing

53-50 Wings to Fuselage Fairing

53-50 Wing to Fuselage Fairing This is a one-off prototype wing to fuselage fairing that were making. We will update this once we get to the production aircraft.  This will ...
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EMG-6 "Shop Notes" March 2016

EMG-6 "Shop Notes" March 2016

“EMG-6 Shop Notes” is a day-to-day accounting of what’s going on in the shop with the EMG-6 Electric Motor Glider. March 29, 2016 Flight Controls In this picture here we ...
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3D Printed Parts

3D Printed Parts

This page will be dedicated to the 3-D printing process for components used on the EMG-6. Trailing Edge Lift Strut Eye Bolt Fairing The trailing edge lift strut eye bolt ...
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01-50 Tube Marking (Video)

01-50 Tube Marking (Video)

Another episode of “Building the EMG-6”.  In this episode we look at the process of marking tubing. Pretty much every component on the EMG 6 uses tubing for construction. In ...
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