It is November in Minnesota, and it has been a weird fall. Unfortunately, that means at least half the leaves are still in the trees, and we are forecast to get 4-7 inches of snow between tomorrow night and Wednesday morning. Of course it could be 60 and sunny too, lets hope. But I hadContinue reading “Third time is the charm?”
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Gear Well Progress
Today started with prepping the nose gear well (strut area) for bonding. There was lots of sanding and rounding over corners etc. Then I released the new SC from the mold, the part of the gear well that houses the gear strut. The part turned out well. I cleaned off all the foam mold materialsContinue reading “Gear Well Progress”
Nose Gear Issues
I have had a few days to work in the shop for an hour each time in the last week. I am still focusing on getting the nose gear/gear doors dialed in so that I can get to finishing the bottom of the fuselage. Since I have never been quite happy with the way myContinue reading “Nose Gear Issues”
I’m a monster!
Today I trimmed down the saw horses and got the airplane a bit more robustly supported. I was then able to remove the engine hoist and straps. Along with that I trimmed the last layup on the gear intersection fairings and drilled out the cowl mounting holes. It is a good feeling to be workingContinue reading “I’m a monster!”