This Airplane Ceiling Fan installation was one of the most unusual ceiling fans I have ever had the pleasure of installed.
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How to Install an Airplane Ceiling Fan - Part #1
Airplane Ceiling Fan
I have installed countless ceiling fans, and this airplane ceiling fan had to be among one of the most interesting to assemble and put together.
You may be attracted to this fantastic ceiling fan creation, so you will be interested to know how the installation process proceeded. First of all, it will be a relief to know that this airplane ceiling fan just required to standard wiring and an approved electrical box which was installed onto a wood ceiling joist in this room. The mounting went pretty smooth once I understood how to attach a set of support wires for the large housing for the engine. Once that was clear then the installation went pretty smooth.
The homeowner was completely thrilled with this addition to his recreation room which will get allot of complements from all of his guests.
Choose a Designer Ceiling Fan: Airplane Ceiling Fan
The airplane ceiling fan came in a box labeled War Planes, and it looks like there are several airplanes styles to choose from - Very Cool!
Now I'm not an expert on airplane props but these fan blades have the appearance of the real airplane propellers.
Nicely packaged to protect the precious cargo, um - airplane ceiling fan assembly parts that is!
Very straight forward, normal ceiling fan hardware with just a few different procedures, but no problem!
The ceiling fan base canopy was larger so the airplane housing would attach similar to a hugger ceiling fan, only larger.
Pre-flight check of all the wiring and hardware.
Double checked the flaps, rudder and ailerons, I think were about ready to fly this bird!
Filed a flight plan with the tower, now we're ready to Soar!
Go to the next page to see this bird in flight!
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Wiring Ceiling Fans
Electrical Project Skill Level:
Beginner to Intermediate. Electrical Tools Required:
Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, a non-aluminum ladder and Voltage Tester. Estimated Time:
Depends on personal level experience, ability to work with tools and access to the ceiling fan. Electrical Safety:
Identify the ceiling fan circuit, turn it OFF and Tag it with a Note before working with the wiring. Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials:
Electrical parts and materials for ceiling fan wiring projects should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections:
Installing additional home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes with a permit and be inspected.
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This handy tool has multiple uses:
The wire gauges are shown on the side of the tool so you know which slot to use for stripping insulation.
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