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At Wicks we are committed to
providing exceptional, fast and
friendly service. By supplying
and supporting a broad range
of products and materials,our
mission is to help you complete
your next project on schedule
and with quality parts and
This book on engines is one of a
series of publications that Tony
has authored. This 240 page issue
covers engine selections
and installation, firewall preparation,
engine baffles, cooling, engine
compartment, ignition and
electrical, fuel system, exhaust
systems, and props and spinners.
Airfoil selection is an out standing
new book by airfoil expert
Barnaby Wainfan which will aid
the reader in understanding and
choosing airfoils for light aircraft.
Published in 1988, this
book is a collection of a series
of articles originally published in
Kitplanes magazine and reprinted
in book form with the cooperation
of Kitplanes editor, Dave Martin. All
articles by Barnaby Wainfan. 57 pages, illustrated.
Jeppesen publications covering
all aspects of composite construction
and repair, including
information on fibers, resins,
core materials, manufacturing,
safety, vacuum bagging, machining,
and repairs. 189 pages.
Jeppesen publications includes a
series of carefully prepared questions
and answers to emphasize
key elements of study including
magnetic system, ignition leads,
spark plugs, generators, alternators
and electrical motors. 240 pages.
An invaluable book for the homebuilt
aircraft enthusiast. Explains
how to work with a wide range of
composites and covers their
properties, stress limits, strengths
and weaknesses, uses, etc. Full
of extremely helpful tips and
methods in an easy to understand
format.7th edition, by Marshall. 203 pages.
The book "Moldless Composite
Sandwich Homebuilt Aircraft Construction"
consists of 26, 11 x 17
pages (equal to 52 pages) describing
how the material is applied, education
on the materials, tools
required, inspection and repair
methods. Written by Rutan Aircraft
Factory. This book is included in
the practice kit number CK. 26 pages.
For homebuilt aircraft. Learn the
basic ideas behind layups, sandwich
designs, carbon fiber, Kevlar,
and paper. Construction
details and pilot reports are included
on Quickie, Dragonfly,
VariEze, LongEze, Goldwing,
ST, Mini-Imp, Bullet, Polliwagen,
Glassair, Sea Hawk, KR1 & 2,
and WAR replicas. Composite
Construction takes the mystery out of plastic kit planes.
Whether you're thinking of building a kit,
or considering an original design. 239 pages.
This also is a formula book but
covers manufacturing methods,
equipment for compounding, application
methods, and repair.
Recoating, rejuvenation, problems
and corrections are discussed.
This is a companion
book to Industrial Resin putty. 36
pages 29 formulas.
Easy to read guide to maintenance,
repair and alteration of
aircraft. Includes airframe, powerplants,
propellers and appliances.
CAM 18 is the early
version of AC-43.13, current
guidelines to repair of type certificated
aircraft. 209 pages.
A complete guide to repair fiberglass
boats with West System
epoxy. Includes illustrated procedures
for structural reinforcement,
deck and hull repair, hardware
installation, keel repair and teak
deck installation. 86 pages.
Provides information about engine
installation practices that are
proven effective and practical for
piston engines. Details engine
hookup methods, powerplant installation
and helpful tips on selecting
an engine to mounting,
wiring, and actual operation. Includes
photos, extensive detailing
and illustrations comprised
from over a thousand inspections of homebuilts.
302 pages written by Tony Bingelis.
A guide for repairing and preventing
gelcoat blister on fiberglass
boats with West System Epoxy.
Includes an analysis of the factors
contributing to blister formation
and illustrated steps for
preparation, drying, repairing and
coating for moisture protection. 53 pages.
This is a formula book which
covers the use of virtually every
synthetic resin known to man.
Manufacturing methods of puttys
made from all types of fillers
such as microballoons, metal
beads, ceramic and organic
materials are shown. Several
forms of manufacturing including
cast tooling are included.
Even a modern "art form" is described. 70 pages ,
45 illustrations, 41 formulas. Used in conjunction
Extensive 550 page book contains
sections on mathematics
weight and balance, hardware,
physics, basic electricity, motors,
and much more. One of three
major reference books used to
help A & P mechanics to pass
the written and practical FAA
examination. FAA reprint. Used
with EA-AC65-12A and EA-AC65-15A.
A complete guide to repair wooden boats with
West System epoxy. Includes illustrated procedures
for structural reinforcement, deck and hull
repair, hardware installation, keel repair and teak
deck installation. 78 pages.
This book is designed to take the
new modeler through a series of
practical, nontechnical steps from
a simple first model to a contest
or sport level airplane capable of
stable, sustained flight. It contains
techniques, hints and plans drawn
from 40 years of building and designing.
For the parent intending
to help the young builder, emphasis
is on the "How to" not the "Where From" with a
program of kits, tools and methods illustrated in
clear stages that lead to good flights from the first
model. 81 pages.
Book contains information about
aircraft construction methods
and techniques that only the old
pros know. Covers construction
practices, control systems, fiberglass
tips, cockpits and cabins,
systems, instrumentation, landing
gear, fuel systems, covering
and painting. 312 pages written
by Tony Bingelis.
Contains valuable information on
subjects concerning getting ready
to build, construction practices,
fiberglass components, control
systems, cockpit/cabin interiors,
gear, instrumentation, electrical
systems, painting/finishing. 350
pages profusely illustrated with
photos and drawings. Written by
A thorough, well-written manual
providing step-by-step instructions
on how to construct a
strong, perfectly symmetrical and
dimensionally accurate tubular
steel fuselage without special
jigs. Subjects covered include
design & basic engineering factors,
construction tools, & 4130
welding techniques. In addition, it
provides advance notice and solutions to many
common problems. Includes 184 photos & CAD
drawings. 169 pages.