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The entries are in alphabetical order by magazine name and then in chronological sequence.
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xx   JACK

Low-cost jacking aids. How to fabricate a wing jack from an inexpensive automotive jack stand, small hydraulic jack, and miscellaneous steel parts.
LIGHT PLANE MAINTENANCE Oct 1990 (v.12#10) pg. 8

Proper techniques for jacking up an airplane. Includes instructions for making an aircraft jack from a standard automobile jack stand and a small hydraulic jack. Includes tips on installing built-in jack points.
SPORT AVIATION Mar 1983 (v.32#3) pg. 23

Jacking aircraft safely. Selecting a jack, stabilizing the jack, jack points, hoisting vs. jacking, etc.
SPORT AVIATION Nov 1994 (v.43#11) pg. 74

Tip on using a plumbing supply fitting (a saddle fitting) temporarily attached to a landing gear as the attachment point when jacking up an airplane using a scissor-style automotive jack.
SPORT AVIATION Feb 1995 (v.44#2) pg. 96

How to convert a scissor-style automobile jack to raise an aircraft landing gear by engaging the hollow center of the axle.
SPORT AVIATION May 1998 (v.47#5) pg. 115

Low-cost aircraft jack stands are fabricated by combining an ordinary automobile bumper jack with a wooden framework and a pipe extension of suitable length.
VINTAGE AIRPLANE Jun 1991 (v.19#6) pg. 18