Here you can see the aileron bell crank, it’s mounting plate and the carbon pushrod tubes. (A bell crank is a device which changes the angle at which a suspension piece or linkage is operated.) This...
NEW PASS-THROUGH ELECTRICAL PANEL – May 14, 2021
The new electrical pass-through panel has been mounted and wired in the cockpit side of the prototype. All cockpit wiring has been handled except for a few random leftover sensors that are being...
WIRING ALMOST DONE – May 11, 2021
We had to completely rewire for the new engine, and that meant new connections through the firewall and into the cabin. In this case we opted to have a removable plate to house the different cable...
Update – May 7, 2021
NEW HOME FOR BATTERIES - May 7, 2021 We have multiple batteries in the Switchblade, as we have a fly-by-wire rudder system that depends on electricity to function and need the redundancy. Two...
Update – May 6, 2021
REVERSED PROPS UNPACKED!! - May 6, 2021 Switchblade Assembly Tech Sean Bliss is shown unpacking and examining the reverse props from Sterna Propellers. We had received props from Sterna earlier, and...
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