Builder Tip #94 from HomebuiltHELP 
How to Flare Aluminum Tubing for Fuel and Brake Lines
Flaring aluminum tubing for your brakes and fuel lines can be fun!
Nothing is more critical than a properly flared fuel or brake line connection. The process of fabricating the flared ends of your aluminum tubing can be easy if the proper tools and techniques are used. A properly flared tube end needs to be created "just right" in order to seal properly with their AN fittings.

This week's Tip reveals the popular tools and procedures used by professionals for making flared ends used in homebuilt aircraft. Watch as an A&P mechanic explains and demonstrates the tools and techniques used for this purpose. With a little practice, you can master this important procedure.

Watch here:

Popular flaring tool #1
Popular flaring tool #2
What is involved with installing an engine in a homebuilt aircraft?
We want to highlight our  engine installation DVDs  for builders who are evaluating potential power plants for their homebuilts. Watching the installation ahead of time is a wonderful way to  understand the technical details  associated with deciding on the best choice of engine that suits your needs If a picture is worth a thousand words, then these videos go beyond that!

Click for more info on our affordable installation DVDs for these engines: Rotax, Jabiru, ULPower, Jabiru, Viking and Continental.
Viking aircraft engine installation
ULPower engine installation
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HomebuiltHelp's Engine installation videos make the daunting task of an engine installation a LOT easier! Watch someone else do it first! This is part of your engine evaluation process. Featuring:
Rotax, ULPower, Jabiru, Viking, Continenta l

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