First Flight – For Real!

I’ll do a full write up during the week, hopefully with video from my two cameras, but until then here’s some film Teri took from the ground. The short version is that everything was pretty good, but I still need…

First Flight – Not!

I hadn’t intended to let this blog go quiet for so long but there really hasn’t been much to say. We had a couple of weeks of high humidity and it was just too yucky to go out to the…

Training Video Clip

Some vacation has prevented anything happening towards the first flight, which it looks like I will end up doing – Roger isn’t available until October and I don’t really want to wait that long. So this long weekend I aim…

Airworthy!

My seven year project today moves from build to fly. I passed the inspection with just two safety ties missing (on both fluid drain plugs, totally missed those), a missing cotter key (doh!) and a stand off for a fuel…

Ready for Inspection

In preparation for my inspection tomorrow I returned to the hangar early this morning so that I could put the wing skin back on and any last minute finish up items. I clecoed the skin into place, fired up the…