I’m beginning work on the upper forward fuselage. This is the structure right in front of and below the windscreen. It will house all of
Today was spent prepping and priming the parts for the upper fuse. There were also a few other parts that I got primed in the
Because if the way the instructions have you build the upper forward fuse, I primed earlier in the process than I normally do. This is
Got all the upper fuse parts deburred, dimpled, and countersunk where needed. Everything is ready for riveting!
It was a long night, but I was able to complete all the riveting on the upper forward fuselage section, completing this section of the
I had been holding off on riveting the upper forward fuse onto the plane. Many builders leave this unattached until very late in the build,
The last part of the upper forward fuse attach section calls for the creation hinges that will attach the cowl to the plane. Basically, half
As I mentioned before, the fiberglass cowl is going to be held onto the plane with aluminum piano hinges. Tonight, I riveted these in place.