Wing Removal (1 hr 30m)

When the wings are done they have to come off because they are in the way of installing the doors. Also they have to come off so that fuel line and sender line holes can be drilled in the fuselage…

Engine Mount (3h 30)

The rigging of the wings has stalled (yes, sometimes they write themselves) while I hope to get loan of some wing stands which will greatly help the process. It is certainly possible to do them without but it would be…

Wing Fitting Preparation (5h)

I had set myself the goal of having the wings attached by the end of this Christmas break and fortunately my wife’s Uncle Allen was available for a few mornings to help. His experience and wisdom in all things construction…

Door Sills (1h 30m)

I am making these updates far from when I actually did the work so they will probably be briefer than usual as I doubt I can remember what I did! For a total change of pace I thought I would…

Cleaning the wings

While looking at a suggested paint system from Stewart Systems, I noticed this product of theirs called EkoEtch that is an aluminium primer that, amongst other things, is effective against oxidisation. Intrigued I ordered a quart from Aircraft Spruce and…