Category Archives: 04. Fuselage Bulkheads

PROJECT UPGRADE!

There was a Cozy MK IV project that came up for sale on the Cozy forum, and after much thought, I decided to upgrade to this project that was further along.  There are essentially three reasons one would do this: … Continue reading

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Chapter 4 – 6 hrs – Bulkheads

Completed the aft side of the firewall.  Cut out the hard points at 2″ square, and floxed into place.  (The plans say 1″ square, but builders have been reporting troubles aligning the engine mount, and making the engine mounts closer … Continue reading

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Chapter 04 – 21.25 Hrs – Bulkheads

Used the Rockwell saw to trim the thick layers on the side of the LG bulkhead.  Then removed all the foam on the instrument panel above the leg holes with the scraper blade that came with the Rockwell saw.  In … Continue reading

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Chapter 4 – 27 hrs – Landing Gear Bulkheads and Instrument Panel

Started by cutting out the templates for the landing gear bulkheads and cut 22 layers of BID 10″ x 14″ for the hardpoints.  Proceeded  to glass the hard points.  The glass didn’t seem quite thick enough, so I added 2 … Continue reading

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Chapter 04 – 16.5 Hrs – Bulkheads

We are currently in a tornado warning, so seemed like a good time to make an update, since I’m much closer to being in diving distance of the basement here… Received  the back-ordered foam on 5/11 for the seat back.  … Continue reading

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