Category: Finishing

Engine Compartment Finish Up

I got home Friday to see a nice collection of parcels containing all the things I needed to finish up the engine bay. It’s getting a tad warm out here – highs have been in the 119 area – so…

Pre-inspections Oopsies

One of the benefits of using a DAR is to catch mistakes before the inspection, rather than have the FAA inspector come, shake his head and leave. So although I feel stupid for the following, I’m glad it was caught…

Safetyties and Taxiing

This week I got in touch with a San Diego-based inspector and received some documents to fill in and look over. It will take a while to go through the inspection checklist to see what I might not have done…

Finished*

Yesterday’s blog entry isn’t really complete because it doesn’t mention that prior to riveting I found that the doors still don’t fit. But I thought they did, I hear you say. Yes this fit until you put the rod on…

Cowling Enhancements and Door Trimming

I took Friday off as I wanted to be home Thursday evening for my wife’s birthday dinner. This means four straight days to put this puppy to bed. We shall see…. When we left off last weekend, the doors needed…