Category Archives: 05. Fuselage Sides

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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26 Hrs – Ch 05 – Fuselage Sides

Glued in the electrical duct with 5 min epoxy.  There were some voids, but I patched with micro.  Filled in the rest of the space with scrap foam, and filled in the gaps with micro.  Put a piece of plastic … Continue reading

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Chapter 5 – 21 Hrs – Fuselage Sides

After talking with Ron (Technical Advisor), I spent the day sanding down the voids on the longerons, and trying to fill about 30 air bubbles with epoxy.  Still have a few more voids that I missed, but will wait till … Continue reading

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Chapter 5 – 20 Hrs – Fuselage Sides

Due to not having my UND Fiberglass issues tended to yet (as of 7/16), I have been working on tying up some loose ends and working ahead.  I added some spacers to the jigs to get the top longeron edge … Continue reading

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Chapter 5 – 32 hours – Fuselage Sides

Cut out wood pieces for the Jigs.  The plans say two 8 foot boards, but actually you need three (or four, if you screw up any of the pieces…) Cut out the rest of the jig pieces, and mounted to … Continue reading

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Chapter Not Started

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