PO Box 548

Mesilla, NM 88046

Info@Helicycle.com

    Tool lists

     

     

    Airframe

    1. Hand grinder with 4” cutting wheel - 1/16’ thick cut off disk (Makita or Hitachi are good brands)

    2. Drill Index (115-piece drill set): numbered drills, lettered drills, and fractional drills plus will need a couple extra 3/16, .25, and 5/16 bits  (Travers Tool Co. recommended, but they’re expensive)

    3. Reamer (1/4”), and straight flutes - .250, 3/16, and 5/16

    4. Center Punch

    5. Scribe

    6. Ball Peen hammer (light, not heavy)

    7. Clamps (vice grip type with big jaws) large and small ones

    8. 2” and 4” C-clamps (some of each)

    9. Hand clamps

    10. Air grinder - hand held (will need air compressor)

      • Carbide bur tools: ball end & pointed end

      • Rubber type tool to attach sanding disk

      • Round rubber barrel shaped tool for sandpaper that slips over (drum)

    11. 1” wide belt sander (table type with what looks like 1” x 30” sanding belt)

    12. Bench grinder with wheels - ½ HP

    Cabin

    1. Floor model drill press

    2. Saber saw (power tool) with fine tooth blade

    3. Cleco pliers

    4. 1/8” clecos, about 24 (can be purchased from Aircraft Spruce)

    5. Cut-off wheel attachment for die grinder (air)

    6. Drum sander attachment for die grinder

    7. 50-60 grit drums (will need about 6)

    8. Cordless screwdriver (recommended)

      • Pop rivet gun

    9. 12” disc sander (table type), could use 10” (recommends Sears model)

      • 60 grit disk

    10. Left and right aircraft shears (recommends Wiss, sold by Aircraft Spruce)            

    Controls & Fuel System

    1. 1/8" and 1/4" Rat tail files.

    2. Std. Mill File - Smooth.

    3. 1/4" Reamer.

    4. 1/16", 3/16" and 1/4" high speed drill bits. You might buy 6 of the 1/16 " bit.

    Main Transmission

    1. Safety wire pliers.

    2. Spool of .032 Safety wire

    3. Automotive feeler gauge.

    4. Simple hardware store combination Protractor Level.

    5. Red Scotchbrite.

    6. 5 minute epoxy

    7. Teflon thread tape.

    8. Small tube of Anti-Seize compound.

    9. Locktite #242 - Service removable thread locker.

    Tail Rotor

    1. 4 " grinder with cutoff wheel.

    2. Saber Saw with metal cutting blades or metal cutting bandsaw.

    3. Safety wire.

    4. Protractor Level.

    5. 3/16 Rat tail file..

    6. High Speed drill bits Asst. sizes plus 1 letter D drill.

    Main Rotor

    Bonding Doublers

    1. Metal Cutting Shears

    2. Pneumatic Die Grinder

    3. Flap Wheels 60 -80 Grit

    4. Duck Bill Pliers

    5. 6"-12" Disc Sander

    6. Spring Clamps

      1. 8 each of 2"

      2. 4each of 3"

    7. 2 Each 4 inch "C" Clamps

    8. 3/8 Electric Drill Motor

    9. 1/4" Drill Bit 10 Scotch Brite Pad Part Number 54-104-029(Travers Tool)

    10. Saber Saw

    11. Acetone

    12. Wax

    13. A two tablespoon scoop

    14. A one tablespoon scoop

    15. Putty Knife.

    Assembly Details

    1. 1. 220,320 & 400 WET & Dry Sandpaper

    2. 3/8 Electric Drill Motor

    3. Drill Bit's #51, #32, #8, #16, 1/8, 3/16 & 1/4

    4. Dynaglaze Bleeding Putty & Cream Hardner

    5. Mill File

    6. Putty Knife

    7. Sanding Block

    8. Hack Saw

    9. Thin Plastic Spreader

    10. 82° Countersink Part Number 07-041-032 (Travers Tool)

    11. Scotch Brite Pad