Brian D. Wendt
design. build. fly.
Wire Stripping and Crimping
EAA Hints for Homebuilders video
High-stakes cornhole and other adventures
Riveting the Fuel Tank Ribs
It's a dirty job, but...
Gooping up the Fuel Tanks
Before Oshkosh, there's work to do
Wing Kit Progress
The wing stands are ready
The Synergy Project
The future of light aircraft design?
Arduino-Processing Serial Communication
Physical computing with an LED
Flaps and Ailerons Assembly
Closing 'em up
A tale of rod ends and jam nuts
Rear Wing Spars
Dad flies solo for a while
Main Wing Spar Prep
Dad drills some nut plates
Preparing the Ailerons
Dad drills and primes
RV-8 over San Francisco
Amazing flying over the Marin Headlands
ICON: The Future of Flight?
Video of the ICON A5 flying boat
The Dreaded Trim Tab
Fear and loathing of elevator trim
Wing Kit Arrives!
Silver wings, shinin' in the sunlight...
Building the Left Elevator
Post-Oshkosh motivation keeps us moving
Right Elevator Construction
Dad and I put the hurt on
A fun-filled week at Sloshkosh
Finishing the Rudder
Tying loose ends before Oshkosh
Rudder Horn Brace Redux
Dad preps the replacement R-710
Vertical Power VP-X Wiring
Marc Ausman demonstrates the VP-X
Work begins on the rudder
Horizontal Stab Quality Control
Our Tech Counselor inspects some bad rivets
Vertical Stab Complete
Brian, Dad and "The Robot" finish the VS