Category Archives: Chapter 5

Chapter 5 Complete!

So, I sanded down the foam inserts,  as seen below, then added more micro and fiberglassed the area with 6 plies of BID, as per the plans. The extensions that I had to put on the upper part of the … Continue reading

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Lower Longerons, LWX and LWY

I had to put the lower longerons in one at a time, and lost a day in the process, because it required so many clamps to hold the thing in place.  I did not nail the longerons in place with … Continue reading

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Fuselage Side Progress

Been getting a lot done on the fuselage sides the last few days.  In the evenings over the last week or so I managed to get the contour pieces cut out, and Heather helped me micro them in place. Here … Continue reading

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Starting the Fuselage Sides

It’s been far to long since I’ve written a post on our site.  It’s probably because there hasn’t been a lot of progress to report on until the last day or so.  All last week was extremely humid, so I … Continue reading

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Upper Longeron Forming

As we had finished the jigs for the fuselage, we just rolled right on ahead into making the upper longerons.  We really can’t wait to get this thing looking more three dimensional. We nailed the jigs to the table, put … Continue reading

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