Category: Fuselage

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…

More Door Stuff

Started off the day with wrapping the passenger door in the same scheme as the pilot side door. Halfway through attention was turned to the locking pin on the pilot side. Allen’s idea for a fix was to cut some…

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…

Wrapping and Door Cleanup

Today I worked a little on the underside of the plane. First I wrapped the access cover and then the large section of the fuselage where it sits. Hmm as I type this I wonder if I should have done…