Front Engine Oil Cooler Duct

Over the last many days, I have worked on the front engine oil cooler duct. It is a simple part, but has taken a few cure cycles to make. I broke the part down into multiple pieces to make it easier to fabricate. Just like the rear engine diffusers, I decided to make the ductContinue reading “Front Engine Oil Cooler Duct”

Carpe Diem

Today was such a beautiful day here. One of those days you just have to take advantage of. Plus, May 2nd is a day I am reminded not to take my time for granted. So how better to ‘carpe diem’ than going for an airplane ride. My buddy Dru picked me up in his beautifullyContinue reading “Carpe Diem”

Hosed

It was a short session today in the workshop, but I was hosed from the get go. Literally, and figuratively. in accordance with a suggestion from Scott Spencer, I decided to seal the ends of the fire sleeve with RTV to prevent the fibers from wicking up oils, solvents, etc. They make a product toContinue reading “Hosed”

Let’s catch up

So since the last post a lot of things have made some progress. I didn’t blog about them at the time, but here are some things that happened, including what got done today. I got the oil cooler duct fitting better and also drilled to the aft baffle to finish securing it in place. EricContinue reading “Let’s catch up”

Enough dilly dallying

Get back to work. The last few of my days off from work have been only partially spent in the workshop. And it needed a deep cleaning and organization. As such not much got done since the fuselage roll out. I didn’t realize it, but I think that because it was such a mess andContinue reading “Enough dilly dallying”