Operation Prime: Part 5

I have no clue what happened, but I had five things on my list to work on today, and I worked on all five. I finished four of them. Maybe I worked more efficiently, maybe I had less distractions, maybe I was more realistic with planning my day, or maybe all of the above. ButContinue reading “Operation Prime: Part 5”

Operation Prime, Part Duce

Its been a couple days since the last post, and I did get to work on the airplane for a short while sanding three days ago. There was not much to show for it so forgive me for not putting up a blog post and another picture of a microed surface that still needs work.Continue reading “Operation Prime, Part Duce”

Operation Prime

Yesterday¬†I finished with simulator training for work and completed my checkride. I am now type rated on the Airbus 320. More importantly, being done with the sim means I get some time at home, and thus time in the Garaggio. Both Jon and Greg were able to come by and help today. It was 70Continue reading “Operation Prime”

Frosted Canopy

I decided to take the later flight back to training today so that I could get just one more thing done on the airplane. I was able to get the interior and canopy rail bottoms slathered in micro. It will get sanded out when I get home, hopefully with a new type rating.

The day I look Forward to for NINE Months, and MVP

Winter in Minnesota lasts… well it lasts a long time. I have to keep the workshop doors closed after the temperature dips below about 70 degrees during the day. This is necessary to keep the epoxy and work surfaces/substrates warm enough that epoxy will wet out properly and layups will fully cure. Normally that meansContinue reading “The day I look Forward to for NINE Months, and MVP”

Ever since they shortened the day to 24 hours

Ever since they shortened the day to 24 hours, I never seem to get as much done as I want to. Or maybe it is just that most tasks in the Garaggio take longer than my optimistic plans. Whatever the reason, I must say that whatever ¬†motivation I was lacking yesterday, was located and putContinue reading “Ever since they shortened the day to 24 hours”