Big day today! We’re installing the side windows! I began by finishing roughing up the window flanges and shimming out the passenger side windows with
Finishing up from my work yesterday, I bonded the remaining side window in place. I also pulled the protective finish off of the other windows
Now that the windows are installed, and I’ve removed the protective outer film, I had to mask them off. I’m going to be covering the
A little bit of this and that today. First, I installed the defrost fans. I purchased some high power computer case fans from Amazon, along
Big day today. The windscreen is bonded in place. Before it was installed, I had to do a few last minute things in the areas
Today, I built the transition between the forward fuselage and the bottom edge of the windscreen. When it’s finished, there will be a smooth aerodynamic
As part of the body finish work, I’m going to be covering the edges of all the windows with a few layers of fiberglass. This
Today I epoxied on fiberglass strips surrounding all the windows. The glass I used was a fairly light weave… but there are two layers all
Today was just the first round of sanding and filling the window surround fiberglass.
Round 2 of the fiberglass finishing / bodywork process.
And again. This time, the focus was getting the edge between the fiberglass and the windows perfect. The windows are masked with a combination of
Same process as yesterday, but this time I worked on the windscreen edges.
Tonight, I finished up the window surround work. There will still be some more finish work to do after the first coat of primer, but