Legal Eagle XL Buildlog

Building a Legal Eagle XL Ultralight Airplane

Author: Chris

New Tail Wheel and Firewall

New Tail Wheel and Firewall

After installing the tail wheel (shopping cart kind) I did not like how it handled when connected to the control wires. It seemed to be very sloppy and tightening cables seemed to just pull the peddles forward more. Maybe this would not be an issue with feet on the peddles but anyway, I wanted something […]

Seat belt harness mounts

Seat belt harness mounts

Not much here but I have completed the seat belt mount points and mounted the belts in place. I was a little stumped on how to attach the lap belts the the metal racing clips I purchased for them since they just had loops that I could not thread thru. I ended up pushing the […]

Build new rear Seat Belt attachment point

Build new rear Seat Belt attachment point

The existing rear attachment point for the seatbelt was a simple design using wire cable and fuel hose for protection wrapped around the frame. Although this works fine it does not allow me to remove the parts when needed especially when I plan on re-painting the fuselage. I decided to design and weld a new […]