There are several tools needed to build the foam core wings and liteply components for our planes. These tools can be made with the tools found in many home shops.
I made a steering wheel holder to use when aligning my Miatas. The tool was fairly easy to make using a large caulking gun I bought at Ace Hardware for $9.00. The remaining parts were made from a Miata jack handle. First I cut off the caulk tube holder leaving the handle and plunger. […]
“Foam Core Wings” is meant to infer a complete airplane. The airplane needs not only foam core wings but also an airframe. In keeping with making very light and durable planes using relatively low tech methods, the airframes are constructed mostly of Liteply. Unnecessary material is removed from the components by using a router table […]
The 1999 and 2000 Miatas did not come with cup holders. Bummer! I have added a 2001-2005 center console to each of my Miatas as I have been able to locate them. They are not always available. I just received a black center console for my 1999 Anniversary Edition. It is easy to install and […]