Wings

Countersink Priming 13-03

Rather than spot prime as suggested by Vans, I couldn’t face over 1000 holes! I decided to prime the top of the spar flanges … although a bit of work setting up to spray etc,…


13-03 Countersinking

There are a LOT of holes to countersink in the spars, I couldn’t face counting … but there are over 1000. You have to carefully study the manual to ensure they are machined to the…


Wings started! 13-02

Well here we go! The first job is to fabricate the W-00009A & B Wing Box J-Channels. This is accomplished by cutting them to length, clamping to the spars, and then match drilling … in…


Fuselage & Wings Inventory

It has taken 4 days to complete the inventory of the fuselage and wings! There are a lot of pieces to squirrel away, and the hardware bags take a long time to sort. I decided…


More bits have arrived!

Well, after ordering the Fuselage & Wings on March 1st, 2018, they have arrived today after 13 weeks. Their journey has taken them by road from Oregon to Montreal, then on a cargo ship to…


Fuselage & Wing Order!

I’m not sure how long it’s going to take to finish the Aft Fuselage. But there is an 8 week lead time for the Wings & Fuselage, followed by 4-6 week shipping time. So it’s…