Date: 03/13/13 10:00 AM CT - 03/14/13 5:00 PM CT
This event will test each participant’s skill and speed while accomplishing a series of safety wire patterns. Scores will be based upon the time it takes to complete as many of the patterns given, as well as the quality and safety of the work performed, such as but not limited to tautness of the safety wire, closeness and tightness of the pigtail to the securing hardware, and negative safety. (Reference FAR 43.13) The only tools which will be allowed and provided for this event are safety wire pliers, wire cutters, needle nose/duck bill pliers, and 32/1000 safety wire. A total of 20 minutes will be given to complete this event. Spartan School of Aeronautics is scheduled to provide a judge for this event.