Project Log - January, 2003 
 Home

 Project News
 April 11, 2017

 Project Log

 Empennage
  Horizontal Stabilizer
  Vertical Stabilizer
  Rudder
  Elevators
  Rudder II

 Wing Kit
  Wings
  Fuel Tanks
  Ailerons
  Flaps

 Fuselage Kit
  Bulkheads
  Aft Section
  Foreward Section
  Top Fuselage
  Cabin

 Finish
  Canopy
  Cowling
  Electrical

 Firewall Forward
  Fuel System
  Engine
  Baffles
  Misc

 Miscellaneous
  Fiberglass
  Assembly
  Panel
  Finishing Up!

 FAQ
 Project Notes
 Project Summary
 Guestbook
 Other Stuff



  
January, 2003

January 11, 2003 - 4 hours
Deburred and dimpled the bottom wing skins and prepared them for priming.

January 12, 2003 - 3 hours
Primed the wing skins, cleaned up the shop a bit. Removed the ailerons from the wings and set the right wing on the table getting ready to install the bottom skins.

January 12, 2003 - 1 hours
Installed the mount for the Tru-Trak pitch servo. I'm not buying the servo just yet but Tru-Trak gave me the mount so that I could put it in while it was still fairly easy to get to.

Tru-Trak pitch servo mount installed at the elevator bellcrank

January 19, 2003 - 2.5 hours
Did a pretty major cleanup of the garage, and drilled the holes for the engine mount.

Engine Mount as it looked in the box.

Engine Mount installed on the fuselage. Now if I just had an engine to go on it.

January 19, 2003 - 3 hours
Aligned and drilled the flap hinge to the right wing. Started riveting the bottom skins to the right wing.

January 20, 2003 - 1 hours
More riveting of the bottom skins.

January 22, 2003 - 1.5 hours
More riveting of the bottom wing skins.

January 25, 2003 - 2 hours
Still riveting the bottom skins on the right wing.

January 26, 2003 - 3.5 hours
Finished riveting the bottom skin on the right wing. Moved the left wing over to the bench and drilled the flap hinge to the flap brace.

The right wing is finally finished. All it needs now is a few bolts and some paint.

This is a bad picture of the flap hinge pin securing mechanism. Just a couple of nylon tie wraps.

January 27, 2003 - 1.25 hours
Finished drilling and countersinking the flap hinge brace and finished preparing the bottom skins for riveting onto the left wing.

January 29, 2003 - 2 hours
Started riveting the bottom skins on the left wing.

January 30, 2003 - 0.5 hours
A few more rivets go in the bottom of the left wing

<<December, 2002  Top  February, 2003>>

Disclaimer:
This web site and the infomation contained within it are for entertainment purposes only. The opinions expressed on construction techniques are my opinions only and should not be confused with proper construction techniques. There is undoubtedly more than one way to build an airplane and some methods that I use may or may not work in any given circumstance. If there is any question please call the kit manufacturer. I love to help but I am not responsible for the misuse of any information contained on this web site.

 March 3, 2016
 Email
 Home