Month: July 2011

Wings Arrival (kinda)

I got notice a while ago that the wings were going to be here earlier than I thought, I had been expecting mid-late August and yet they were already out for shipping. I’d been advised that the crate weighted 345lbs…

One Year Down

So today marks the one year anniversary of drilling my very first hole in the rudder. Since then I’ve spent 80 hours of work on the project and have completed the: rudder leading edge slats flaperons horizontal stabiliser and I…

Day 53: Elevator Final Assembly (50m)

The final day of drilling on the elevator! First I flipped the elevator over and drilled out the remaining holes to their final sizes. I then started disassembling everything, marking everything I could with letters to help identify where they…

Day 52: Trim Tab Servo (1hr 30m)

The first task of the day was to centre the servo actuator so that it was in the middle position. That way it will have maximum forward and back motion in the plane. To do this I used a 9V…

Day 51: Trim Tab (1hr 20m)

The 750 has an electric trim tab so installation comprises two parts: placing the trim tab inside the rear skin, and installing the servo motor inside to operate it. The trim tab has no pre-drilled holes so the first task…