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25 Hrs – Ch 19 – Wings/Center Spar Attach

I hauled the center spar out of the basement and rearranged the garage to prep the spar and wings for match drilling. I spent all day Sunday getting the wings aligned to the spar, with little luck.  Every time I … Continue reading

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90 Hrs – Ch 19 – Ailerons

Cut the ailerons out per the dimensions.  Here is where I come to find out that the peel ply that was put on during the wing skinning has now become my nemesis.  I apparently screwed up the placement of this … Continue reading

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85 Hrs – Ch 19 – Wings (Left)

Time to repeat all the steps again for the left wing.  Started by cleaning up the jigs and setting them up on the table.  Then I glued the wing root wedge back on to the inboard wing section (FC1) with … Continue reading

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99 Hrs – Ch 19 – Wings (Right)

The second most asked question, right behind “How long until you’re flying?”, is “Have you started the wings yet?”  As of 10/17/12, I can answer YES!  I drug all the foam out of the basement, took some measurements, and glued … Continue reading

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