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Swinnys 4 Place Bush Explorer
Work Logs Found: 515
Category Work Time: 3478 Hours
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 09-03-2018
8.00
Modifying the Catto Prop
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 10-10-2016
4.00
Some minor adjustments & improvements
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 08-08-2015
6.00
More flight testing & Air to Air pics
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 07-21-2015
5.00
The big day has finally arrived.
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 07-21-2015
2.00
More pics of the first flight day
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 07-16-2015
15.00
Final inspection for C of A
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 07-10-2015
6.00
Fully Assembled
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 07-09-2015
18.00
Very lucky to have some great help during the rigg
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 07-04-2015
8.00
Final fitting of the wings
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 06-23-2015
6.00
Now at the new Home
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 06-22-2015
7.00
Relocation of the Fuselage to the Hangar
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 06-21-2015
4.00
Moving the Fuselage
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 06-09-2015
6.00
Taking wings & other parts to the Hangar
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 06-08-2015
4.00
Getting ready to take to the airfield.
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 06-07-2015
6.00
The finish is getting closer
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 06-06-2015
6.00
The final Paint scheme revealed
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 06-05-2015
6.00
Final Paint stripes.
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 06-04-2015
7.00
Applying Pin Stripes & Registration markings.
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 06-03-2015
8.00
Applying the pin stripes to the Fuselage
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 05-20-2015
9.00
Top coat to the fuselage
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 05-18-2015
5.00
Painting the fuselage
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 05-17-2015
8.00
Applying the primer to the fuselage
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 05-15-2015
10.00
Preparing the fuselage for painting
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 05-11-2015
3.00
Moving the Fuselage to the paint shop
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 05-10-2015
4.00
First Engine Start
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 05-09-2015
6.00
Painting the Engine Cowls
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 05-06-2015
9.00
Painting numerous parts
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 05-03-2015
8.00
Mounting the G meter / clock
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 05-02-2015
10.00
Painting the Left Wing
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 04-20-2015
8.00
Painting the Left wing
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 04-17-2015
6.00
Right wing paint
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 04-16-2015
8.00
Painting the wings
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 04-11-2015
8.00
Making the wing rotissaries
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 04-10-2015
7.00
Painting the fuel tank tops
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 04-09-2015
6.00
Painting the struts
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 04-08-2015
6.00
Some colour at last
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 04-07-2015
15.00
Moving on with the paint
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 03-14-2015
10.00
Learning all about paint & spray guns
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 03-07-2015
8.00
Painting all the bits
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 02-15-2015
6.00
Into the paint shop at long last
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 02-11-2015
5.00
Exhaust pipe extensions
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 02-08-2015
7.00
Leg Fairings and Nose cone fitting
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 02-07-2015
7.00
Left side gear leg fairings.
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 02-06-2015
7.00
Undercarriage Fairings
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 02-02-2015
6.00
Oil Cooler ducting & sealing engine baffles
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 02-01-2015
4.00
Scat air cooling tubing & Oil Cooler ducting.
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 01-31-2015
4.00
Still working on engine install.
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 01-25-2015
6.00
Final install of engine air filter and snorkle
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 01-24-2015
7.00
Engine connections
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 01-11-2015
7.00
Final install of baffles & Ehaust stays
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 01-10-2015
6.00
Started on the Baffle seal
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 01-09-2015
5.00
Engine instrument connections
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 01-07-2015
4.00
Connecting wires to Starter, Alternator, Magneto e
       

 01-05-2015
6.00
Engine connections
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 01-04-2015
14.00
Checking clearance between baffle plates and Cowls
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 12-31-2014
9.00
Matching cowls & baffles
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 12-30-2014
8.00
Fitting Snorkle & air filter
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 12-29-2014
4.00
Still battling with baffles, & its not over yet!
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 12-28-2014
9.00
Fitting Air Filter Snorkle & Alt Air port/plate.
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 12-27-2014
8.00
Fitting the Snorkle duct
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 12-24-2014
8.00
Forming the baffles into 4 quadrants.
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 12-23-2014
7.00
Continuing with the baffles
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 12-16-2014
7.00
More battling with Baffles
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 12-14-2014
6.00
Battling with Baffles
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 12-09-2014
4.00
Finishing cowl latches & Oil cooler air box
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 12-08-2014
8.00
Fabricating the Oil Cooler duct.
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 12-05-2014
5.00
Mounting the Oil Cooler.
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 12-04-2014
6.00
Fitting the High Pressure Gascolator
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 12-01-2014
4.00
Final install of closure latches
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 11-30-2014
9.00
Forming the upper cowls into one piece.
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 11-27-2014
9.00
Fitting the CamlocS
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 11-25-2014
9.00
Marking and fitting Latches
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 11-19-2014
8.00
Searching for cowl locking parts
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 11-16-2014
6.00
Top cowls both sides
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 11-14-2014
7.00
Top left & right side cowls
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 11-13-2014
8.00
Top left cowl
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 11-12-2014
14.00
Exhaust area opening
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 08-10-2014
6.00
Fitting the top centre Cowl plate & hinges
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 08-09-2014
4.00
Fitting the lower left cowl cheek
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 08-07-2014
5.00
Making the side cowl template from pasteboard
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 08-06-2014
7.00
Lower Cowl supports & Plate
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 08-04-2014
6.00
Fitting the Nose Bowl
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 07-29-2014
6.00
Fitting Engine Baffles
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 07-28-2014
7.00
Throtle control, Engine end, Bracket
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 07-24-2014
6.00
Mixture control final arrangement.
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 07-23-2014
7.00
Engine Baffles & FWF connections.
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 07-22-2014
8.00
Engine on & brakes now working.
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 07-20-2014
12.00
Fuel Flow tests completed
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 07-16-2014
7.00
Jury struts Right Wing
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 07-14-2014
7.00
Jury struts left wing
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 07-13-2014
9.00
Left wing gap seal cover
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 07-09-2014
8.00
Fuel level sight guages & flap control
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 07-07-2014
7.00
Wing to Fuse Gap Seal
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 07-06-2014
7.00
Wing to fuselage gap fairing
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 07-05-2014
3.00
Wing root attachment bolts
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 07-05-2014
6.00
Fitting push rods in Cabin
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 07-04-2014
8.00
Fitting the Struts
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 06-29-2014
9.00
Fitting the Struts
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 06-28-2014
8.00
Fitting wings
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 06-27-2014
8.00
Fitting wings to the Fuselage
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 06-25-2014
9.00
Repositioning of the Fuselarge ready for wing asse
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 06-23-2014
6.00
Left wing tip fairing
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 06-09-2014
6.00
Wing tip fairing
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 06-08-2014
7.00
Fitting the Flap & Aileron to the right wing
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 06-03-2014
8.00
Flaps & Ailerons completed
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 06-01-2014
8.00
Final prep of Aileron for riveting
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 05-31-2014
8.00
Flap assembly
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 05-30-2014
6.00
Aileron assembly
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 05-29-2014
4.00
Flap & Aileron assembly
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 05-28-2014
4.00
Making the Strobe mount blocks
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 05-22-2014
2.00
Assembly of right wing Flap & Aileron
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 05-21-2014
3.00
Fitting pick up tubes to right wing fuel tank
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 05-20-2014
5.00
Preparing the Right wing Aileron & Flap parts
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 05-19-2014
6.00
Right wing fuel tank
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 05-18-2014
3.00
Mounting blocks for the Position & strobe lights
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 05-16-2014
5.00
Final riveting of the right wing
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 05-15-2014
7.00
Installing rivets
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 05-14-2014
6.00
Final install of right wing leading edge & bottom
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 03-18-2014
5.00
Priming the inside surface of the bottom skins
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 03-17-2014
7.00
Fitting flap & aileron opening fairings
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 03-16-2014
5.00
Right wing aileron opening fairing
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 03-15-2014
8.00
Fitting Right wing Flap area fairings
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 03-14-2014
11.00
Fitting Flap & Aileron push rods and inspection ac
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 03-11-2014
4.00
Right wing
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 03-09-2014
9.00
Getting ready to close up the right wing.
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 03-07-2014
6.00
Fairings in the flap and aileron areas
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 03-06-2014
4.00
Bottom inboard Skin, Right Wing
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 03-04-2014
7.00
Fitting right wing bottom skin
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 03-03-2014
7.00
Final fitting of leading & trailing edges.
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 03-02-2014
5.00
Pre drilling bottom skin Right wing.
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 03-01-2014
6.00
Fitting trailing & leading edge skins.
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 02-28-2014
5.00
Wiring for the right wing lighting
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 02-27-2014
4.00
Right wing Landing light
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 02-22-2014
4.00
Fitting leading edge skins, right wing
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 02-19-2014
6.00
Fitting leading edge skins
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 02-18-2014
8.00
Leading edge ribs installation
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 02-17-2014
6.00
Right side wing.
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 02-15-2014
2.00
Positioned the right wing fuel tank for the first
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 02-14-2014
9.00
Drilling wing skin pilot holes
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 02-12-2014
2.00
Marking rivet lines onto skins
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 02-11-2014
6.00
Marking the rib & stringer framework onto the skin
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 02-10-2014
6.00
Installing stringers to bottom of right wing.
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 02-09-2014
7.00
Fitting wing stringers.
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 02-08-2014
8.00
Assembling wing framework
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 02-07-2014
5.00
Right wing assembly
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 02-06-2014
9.00
Assembling the spar reinforing plates , right wing
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 02-04-2014
8.00
Starting on the right wing
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 01-24-2014
7.00
Final assembly of left aileron.
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 01-23-2014
6.00
Left wing aileron assembly
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 01-22-2014
4.00
Assembly of the left wing Aileron
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 01-18-2014
8.00
Assembly of the first Aileron.
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 01-16-2014
7.00
Final riveting of the first flap.
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 01-14-2014
8.00
Flap alignment with the wing.
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 01-13-2014
7.00
First Flap Assembly.
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 01-12-2014
7.00
Got the wing off the table at last.
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 01-11-2014
4.00
Still fidling with the left wing.
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 12-26-2013
4.00
Priming the right wing parts
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 12-02-2013
5.00
Wing tip fairing.
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 11-30-2013
2.00
Re-installed the leftwing fuel tank.
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 11-29-2013
6.00
Final rivets of left wing.
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 11-28-2013
12.00
Final Riveting of top skin, left wing.
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 11-24-2013
4.00
Pre closure inspection of the left wing.
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 11-23-2013
7.00
Assembly of the flap for the Left Wing.
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 11-21-2013
5.00
Flap & Aileron push tube fitting in left wing.
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 11-20-2013
6.00
Wing access panels
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 11-18-2013
2.00
Pitot tubing & AOA tubing.
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 11-17-2013
6.00
Fitting the Pitot
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 11-15-2013
8.00
Drilling holes, deburring & priming parts.
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 11-09-2013
4.00
Fitting Aileron & Flap opening fairings.
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 11-07-2013
6.00
Fitting the reinforcing fairings in the flap openi
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 11-04-2013
7.00
Fitting the inboard bottom skin
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 11-03-2013
8.00
Fitting bottom skin
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 11-02-2013
4.00
Fitting bottom skin
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 10-19-2013
6.00
Final fixing of the Strut attachment straps to the
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 09-30-2013
8.00
Access panel supports to underside of left wing.
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 09-29-2013
9.00
Fitting the aileron & flap hinge brackets etc.
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 09-27-2013
9.00
Drilling pilot holes to bottom skin, left wing
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 09-26-2013
4.00
Running Pitot lines and wiring, left wing.
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 09-24-2013
6.00
Landing light cut out in leading edge.
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 09-20-2013
15.00
Fitting the landing spot lights , left wing
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 09-15-2013
6.00
Riveting top skin left wing
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 09-14-2013
5.00
Riveting top skin on left wing.
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 08-27-2013
5.00
Fitting the Leading edge skins, left wing
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 08-26-2013
8.00
Fitting the leading edge skins.
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 08-25-2013
6.00
Leading edge ribs, left wing
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 08-24-2013
7.00
Left wing leading edge rib bracing
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 08-21-2013
8.00
Left wing fuel tank securing anchor nut locations
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 08-19-2013
5.00
Left wing skin, trailing edge.
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 08-15-2013
0.00
Birdsville & the Cooper Creek
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 08-13-2013
0.00
Heading back North via the Birdsville Track.
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 08-12-2013
0.00
Clare Valley & Oysters
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 08-08-2013
0.00
Flinders Ranges
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 07-28-2013
0.00
South Western Queensland and the Strzelecki Desert
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 07-25-2013
0.00
Outback Camping
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 07-14-2013
7.00
Fitting top kin & Fuel tank ,left wing
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 07-13-2013
9.00
Left wing, top skin, drilling for rivets.
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 07-11-2013
5.00
Marking wing skins for rivet lines.
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 07-10-2013
6.00
Marking wing skins for rivet lines
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 07-09-2013
6.00
Left wing, fuel tank area bottom skin support.
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 07-07-2013
5.00
Left wing bottom side stringers
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 07-06-2013
8.00
Left wing front spar fitting for final time.
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 07-06-2013
1.00
Fixing bottom stringers in left wing.
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 07-05-2013
5.00
Attaching the cut back ribs to the front spar
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 07-04-2013
6.00
Riveting forward spar reinforcing plates
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 07-03-2013
12.00
Stringers & Front Spar re-inforcement.
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 06-30-2013
6.00
Running & fixing stringers
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 06-29-2013
6.00
Additional rivets to the splice & re-inforcing pla
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 06-28-2013
2.00
Fitting rear spar to wing ribs
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 06-27-2013
8.00
Riveting Spar backing plates
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 06-17-2013
2.00
Pre & Painting rear spar re-inforcing backing plat
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 06-16-2013
9.00
Strengthening the rear spar left wing.
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 06-08-2013
8.00
Spar Strengthening ??
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 05-22-2013
10.00
Wing Spar strengthening !!!
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 02-10-2013
4.00
Still looking at wing loading issues
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 02-09-2013
10.00
Still waiting on an Engineering verdict.
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 01-29-2013
7.00
Attaching the leading & trailing edge ribs.
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 01-28-2013
8.00

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 01-26-2013
4.00
Pondering methods of strengthening the wings
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 01-23-2013
6.00
Left Wing assembly
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 01-22-2013
6.00
Fuel tank issues
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 01-21-2013
9.00
Assembly of wing parts
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 01-13-2013
12.00
Assembly of the flap & aileron hinge brackets to r
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 01-08-2013
5.00
The Minister for Finance & Travel
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 01-06-2013
8.00
Assembly of the spars
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 01-02-2013
6.00
Assembly of the root ends of the spars
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 12-31-2012
5.00
Sorting out the bits
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 12-30-2012
9.00
Antenna to top of Vert. Stab.
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 12-28-2012
4.00
Control Cable swagging
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 12-27-2012
6.00
It is bigger than I was expecting
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 12-26-2012
4.00
The Bungees continued.
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 12-25-2012
4.00
Installing the Bungees
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 12-24-2012
2.00
Small modification to gear legs
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 12-23-2012
5.00
Getting her onto the Wheels
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 12-12-2012
8.00
Running Aileron & Flap Control Cables
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 12-09-2012
6.00
Windsheild fairing
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 11-25-2012
9.00
Fairing to Vert. Stab.
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 11-24-2012
8.00
Windsheild Fairing
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 11-23-2012
6.00
Vert. Stab Faring continued
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 11-22-2012
6.00
Making the Fairing to the Vert. Stab.
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 11-21-2012
10.00
Getting the Paint Shop ready
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 11-20-2012
4.00
Windsheild
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 11-19-2012
4.00
Final Install of Cabin Braces & Turtle Deck
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 11-18-2012
8.00
Access behind the Instrument Panel
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 11-17-2012
5.00
Cockpit overhead light
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 11-14-2012
6.00
Fitting Interior Linings to Cabin ceiling area.
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 11-13-2012
6.00
No leaks in the Static System
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 11-12-2012
7.00
Pilot o/head cockpit lighting
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 11-11-2012
4.00
Tail Wheel spring attachment
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 11-10-2012
4.00
26 inch Tundra type tires & Axle assemblies
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 11-06-2012
5.00
Passenger door locks
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 11-05-2012
6.00
Cargo Door, Lock & Hinges
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 10-17-2012
9.00
Fitting gas struts & window closure latches
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 10-16-2012
7.00
Left side door handle
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 10-15-2012
8.00
Fitting the door handles
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 09-08-2012
8.00
Right side opening window components
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 09-06-2012
9.00
Internal lining to the opening window.
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 09-05-2012
4.00
Priming the frames & Skins
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 09-04-2012
8.00
Making them easily removeable
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 09-03-2012
9.00
Fitting door & window skins
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 09-01-2012
8.00
Door assemblies
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 08-31-2012
6.00
Refuelling steps and side skin rivets.
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 08-29-2012
12.00
Cutting the vent inlets and install of forward cab
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 08-23-2012
2.00
Final install of elevator pushrods in Fuselage
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 08-21-2012
1.00
Left side lining & riveting side skins
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 08-21-2012
6.00
Joining Cabin & Fuse
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 08-20-2012
9.00
Final joining together of Cabin & Fuselage
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 08-19-2012
7.00
Getting things done while access permits.
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 08-18-2012
6.00
Cargo bay internal lining.
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 08-16-2012
8.00
Last of the antenna mounting plates made up & inst
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 07-29-2012
6.00
Dynon Remote Compass mounting
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 07-26-2012
6.00
Pulling it apart again.
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 07-20-2012
6.00
Deburring & priming
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 07-18-2012
6.00
Cargo door opening and splice plate covering strip
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 07-16-2012
10.00
Side skins to Fuse & Cabin
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 07-12-2012
4.00
Drilling holes
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 07-11-2012
8.00
Joining cabin & Fuselage
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 07-10-2012
6.00
Aux Fuel Tank breather
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 07-09-2012
6.00
Aux Fuel tank final install and fuel lines complet
Details
       

 07-08-2012
4.00
Final fitting of fuel lines and internal linings
Details
       

 07-07-2012
3.00
Fitting the internal linings to the left rear cabi
Details
     

 07-06-2012
7.00
Final install of fuel lines
Details
       

 07-05-2012
2.00
Cabin interior linings right side.
Details
     

 07-04-2012
2.00
Cabin lower left side aileron & flap cable arrang
Details
       

 07-03-2012
8.00
Aileron & flap cable rigging arrangements
Details
       

 07-02-2012
5.00
Lining cabin interior
Details
       

 06-29-2012
8.00
Forward Cabin area linings
Details
       

 06-28-2012
8.00
Fitting internal linings to left side of cabin
Details
       

 06-27-2012
6.00
Cabin internal linings.
Details
       

 06-26-2012
8.00
Fuel lines final install
Details
       

 06-25-2012
6.00
Installing the Main gear Bungee Attach Bracket
Details
       

 06-25-2012
8.00
Final mounting of fuel pump & selector valve
Details
       

 05-16-2012
0.00
Keeping the RV alive & my flying skills
Details
       

 05-13-2012
8.00
Fuel selector valve and Mounting Support
Details
       

 05-10-2012
6.00
Auxillary Fuel Tank Filler Cap and pipe
Details
       

 05-09-2012
10.00
Passenger Window installation
Details
       

 05-05-2012
6.00
Passenger window fitting.
Details
       

 05-01-2012
6.00
The NAT Audio Panel.
Details
       

 04-13-2012
0.00
Looking at the construction of a Tundra
Details
       

 04-10-2012
6.00
Firewall insulation.
Details
       

 04-09-2012
10.00
Battery Bracket
Details
       

 04-07-2012
10.00
Battery Bracket
Details
       

 04-05-2012
0.00
Where is my mate?
Details
       

 04-05-2012
4.00
Marking position of the Battery mount btracket.
Details
       

 04-02-2012
4.00
Magnetic compass mount
Details
       

 03-31-2012
7.00
Powering up the panel
Details
       

 03-30-2012
8.00
Power to the Cargo Bay & Firewall penetrations
Details
       

 03-26-2012
4.00
Engine bay wires
Details
       

 03-23-2012
5.00
Wires through the firewall
Details
       

 03-22-2012
6.00
Moving into the engine bay
Details
       

 03-21-2012
6.00
Completed all the wire connections to the Panel
Details
       

 03-20-2012
7.00
Wiring nearly finished
Details
       

 03-17-2012
4.00
Firewall fittings and Parkbrake
Details
       

 03-16-2012
12.00
Fittings on the firewall
Details
       

 03-11-2012
10.00
Cable ties everywhere.
Details
       

 03-09-2012
15.00
Plenty of circuit & wiring protection with fuses e
Details
       

 03-04-2012
8.00
Connecting wires
Details
       

 02-29-2012
10.00
Ignitian system wiring
Details
       

 02-25-2012
7.00
Master & Alternator switch and Alternator CB
Details
       

 02-24-2012
6.00
Installing the Pitot, AOA & Static lines
Details
       

 02-22-2012
8.00
Instruments mounted to assist in behind the panel
Details
       

 02-19-2012
8.00
Aerial Cables & BNC connectors
Details

 02-16-2012
9.00
Fuel & Manifold pressure gages
Details
       

 02-11-2012
20.00
Planning & fitting wiring cables.
Details
       

 02-05-2012
12.00
4 Place Sterio Intercom wiring
Details
       

 02-01-2012
16.00
Trim control relays, UHF interface, dimmer control
Details
       

 01-28-2012
8.00
Making the trim priority relay
Details
       

 01-27-2012
7.00
Control yoke wiring.
Details
       

 01-25-2012
6.00
Stick grip PTT & Trim control wiring
Details
       

 01-22-2012
8.00
Mounting various components behind the panel
Details
       

 01-16-2012
6.00
Getting stuff done before the final skins placemen
Details
       

 01-14-2012
4.00
Windscreen and assoiciated trims and mouldings.
Details
       

 01-13-2012
7.00
Fitting the windscreen
Details
       

 01-12-2012
4.00
Finishing the turtledeck /cabin front skin .
Details
       

 01-11-2012
6.00
Turtle deck fitting
Details
       

 01-05-2012
4.00
First play with the screen.
Details
       

 01-04-2012
3.00
Firewall gussets
Details
     

 01-03-2012
3.00
Instrument panel securing fasteners
Details
       

 12-25-2011
3.00
Forward cabin area
Details
       

 12-24-2011
8.00
More rivets
Details
       

 12-21-2011
6.00
Cabin Roof
Details
       

 12-18-2011
12.00
Cabin rear roof &sky lights
Details
       

 12-16-2011
8.00
Rear cabin Roof skin
Details
       

 12-15-2011
6.00
Cabin rear roof & corner skins
Details
       

 12-14-2011
4.00
False rib assembly, cabin sides.
Details
       

 12-12-2011
4.00
Trying to think well ahead!!!
Details
       

 12-10-2011
6.00
Cabin Roof & skylight installation.
Details

 12-09-2011
8.00
Cabin Roof Skylights
Details
       

 12-08-2011
8.00
Cabin Roof structure
Details
       

 12-06-2011
10.00
Cabin roof structure
Details
       

 12-03-2011
7.00
Cabin side skins
Details
       

 12-02-2011
4.00
Cabin skins
Details
       

 12-01-2011
4.00
Forward right side cabin skin
Details
     

 11-30-2011
8.00
Cabin side skins
Details
       

 11-29-2011
6.00
Linings and cabin lockers.
Details
       

 11-27-2011
4.00
Auxillary fuel tank
Details
       

 11-26-2011
8.00
Sealing the auxillary fuel tank
Details
       

 11-23-2011
5.00
Elevator & Horizontal Stab tips
Details
       

 11-21-2011
4.00
Skinning the left side elevator
Details
       

 11-21-2011
3.00
Forming tips to elevator & horizontal stab.
Details
       

 11-19-2011
6.00
A stich in time saves ............
Details
       

 11-18-2011
3.00
Prep of right side elevator for riveting.
Details
       

 11-17-2011
4.00
Skinning right elevator
Details
       

 11-16-2011
4.00
Elevator frames fully assembled.
Details
       

 11-15-2011
5.00
Set out of the elevator spar and ribs
Details
       

 11-12-2011
3.00
Elevator framework
Details
       

 11-11-2011
3.00
Moulded half round fairing to top of Rudder
Details
       

 10-01-2011
4.00
Rudder bottom fairing and control cable attach bra
Details
       

 09-27-2011
6.00
Rudder skin riveted
Details
       

 09-24-2011
6.00
Tail light in rudder
Details
       

 09-23-2011
10.00
Rudder frame & Skin
Details
       

 09-18-2011
6.00
Started on the rudder assembly
Details
       

 09-17-2011
9.00
Completing bottom skins and inspection covers
Details
       

 09-15-2011
10.00
Final riveting of bottom skin
Details
       

 09-13-2011
6.00
Final priming of bottom skin
Details
       

 09-08-2011
8.00
Tail cone and rear end corner skins
Details
       

 09-07-2011
4.00
Bottom skin & corners
Details
     

 09-05-2011
6.00
Fitting bottom skin & corners
Details
       

 09-04-2011
7.00
Drilling bottom skin
Details
     

 09-03-2011
8.00
Bottom skin and Access panels
Details
       

 08-31-2011
4.00
Bottom Skin
Details
     

 08-30-2011
6.00
Bottom Skins
Details
     

 08-14-2011
5.00
Fuselage bottom corner skins
Details
     

 08-13-2011
6.00
Fuselage bottom skins
Details
     

 08-12-2011
6.00
Elevator trim
Details
       

 08-10-2011
6.00
First of the avionics aerials.
Details
       

 08-09-2011
7.00
Releasing the fuselage from the jig table
Details
       

 08-07-2011
8.00
Cargo bay linings and right side skin riveted
Details
       

 08-06-2011
9.00
Cargo bay area linings
Details
       

 08-05-2011
15.00
Left side
Details
       

 08-01-2011
8.00
Horizontal stab leading edge skin fitting
Details
       

 07-31-2011
18.00
Preparing the skins
Details
       

 07-26-2011
9.00
Top skins on Horizontal stabiliser
Details
       

 07-25-2011
8.00
Horizontal Stab Skins.
Details
       

 07-24-2011
9.00
Final riveting of Vstab skins.
Details
       

 07-23-2011
4.00
Vertical Stabilser leading edge
Details
       

 07-23-2011
3.00

Details
       

 07-19-2011
9.00
Vstab Skins
Details
       

 07-18-2011
8.00
Fuselage rear end rivets
Details
       

 07-17-2011
16.00
Rear end access panels
Details
       

 07-06-2011
7.00
Stabiliser attachment and tail end skins.
Details
       

 07-05-2011
7.00
Fuselage Tail end
Details
       

 07-04-2011
12.00
Fitting tail area skins
Details
       

 07-02-2011
8.00
The first SAAA AP Inspection.
Details
       

 07-01-2011
6.00
Cargo Bay rear Bulkhead and bellcrank cover
Details
       

 06-28-2011
8.00
Cargo Bay light
Details
       

 06-27-2011
9.00
Cargo bay tie down restraint points.
Details
       

 06-26-2011
6.00
Cargo Bay floor skins
Details
       

 06-25-2011
8.00
Cargo bay floors
Details
       

 06-23-2011
6.00
Static ports and tubing.
Details
       

 06-21-2011
5.00
Rear fuselage port side .
Details
       

 06-20-2011
6.00
Rear Fuse side skins
Details
       

 06-18-2011
5.00
Rear fuselage skins
Details
       

 06-12-2011
0.00
4500 kilometre road trip Brisbane to Adelaide retu
Details
       

 06-02-2011
8.00
Fitting skins to Fuselage
Details
       

 06-01-2011
10.00
Final fixing of the Vertical Stabiliser Spar.
Details
       

 05-20-2011
0.00
Transponder & Instrument check & then the flying
Details
       

 05-19-2011
0.00
Keeping the RV operational
Details
       

 05-14-2011
12.00
Assembly of the forward horizontal Stabiliser Spar
Details

 05-10-2011
8.00
Main Spar, Horizontal Stabiliser
Details
       

 05-08-2011
10.00
Assembly of the rear horizontal Stabiliser spar.
Details
       

 05-07-2011
10.00
V-Stab assembly
Details
       

 05-05-2011
10.00
Mounting Frame PA07
Details
       

 05-03-2011
10.00
Rear Fuselage upper external corner skins
Details
       

 05-01-2011
10.00
Fuselage skins
Details
       

 04-29-2011
8.00
Completed rear fuselage bellcrank support arrangem
Details
       

 04-27-2011
6.00
Bellcrank support in rear fuselage
Details
       

 04-26-2011
3.00
Mounting Bellcrank & Supports in aft Fuselage
Details
       

 04-25-2011
8.00
Bellcrank cover in lower rear Cabin area
Details
       

 04-24-2011
22.00
Elevator pushrod step down through the carga bay
Details
       

 04-19-2011
8.00
Fabrication of two bellcranks of same dimensions.
Details
       

 04-17-2011
10.00
Rear Fuselage frames & stringers.
Details
       

 04-13-2011
8.00
Rear fuselage assembly
Details
       

 04-12-2011
10.00
Preparing the internal corners
Details
       

 04-06-2011
10.00
Fuselage frames and stringers
Details
       

 04-02-2011
6.00
Setting up frames and etch priming parts
Details
       

 03-16-2011
9.00
Preparation of the rear fuselage frames.
Details
       

 02-28-2011
5.00
Construction table
Details
     

 02-09-2011
1.00
Preparing to start on the rear fuselage
Details
       

 02-09-2011
8.00
PA-01 Fuselage Frame
Details
       

 01-25-2011
4.00
Unpacked the Engine
Details
     

 12-22-2010
8.00
Aux Fuel Tank
Details
       

 12-20-2010
8.00
Aux Fuel Tank
Details
       

 12-07-2010
22.00
Aileron Trim arrangement.
Details
       

 11-30-2010
9.00
Rear seat attachment points
Details
       

 11-29-2010
8.00
Seat belt attachment points
Details
       

 11-28-2010
18.00
Seat belt attachment points.
Details
       

 11-26-2010
8.00
Raising level of rear seats
Details
       

 11-25-2010
6.00
Fitting the aileron and Flap control pulleys
Details
       

 11-24-2010
10.00
Flap control cable pully bracket.
Details
       

 11-21-2010
15.00
Flap Handle Position
Details
       

 11-10-2010
15.00
Seat frames and Upholstery .
Details
       

 11-03-2010
6.00
Positioning of the rear seats.
Details
       

 11-02-2010
15.00
Assembly of the front seat frame.
Details
       

 10-25-2010
6.00
Rear Seat frame assembly
Details
     

 10-04-2010
0.00
The Cargo Pod Cargo
Details
       

 09-30-2010
0.00
The cargo pod Plan
Details
       

 08-23-2010
0.00
Zebra Finches
Details
       

 08-22-2010
4.00
Fuel line non return valve
Details
     

 08-22-2010
5.00

Details

 08-21-2010
5.00
In line fuel filter & fuel transducer
Details
       

 08-20-2010
0.00
Arkaroola and Cooper Creek
Details
       

 08-19-2010
0.00
Flood waters & Lake Eyre
Details
       

 08-18-2010
0.00
Birdsville to Oodnadatta
Details
       

 08-16-2010
0.00
Keeping the flying skills current
Details
       

 08-09-2010
6.00
Engine arrival
Details
       

 07-15-2010
6.00
Running fuel lines
Details
       

 07-14-2010
10.00
Fuel lines
Details
       

 07-10-2010
12.00
Fuel Valve & Fuel Pump layout & install
Details
       

 07-02-2010
8.00
Seat rails
Details
       

 06-23-2010
4.00
Positioning and attaching the engine mount.
Details
       

 06-23-2010
3.00
Hydraulic brake tubing.
Details

 06-22-2010
2.00
Looking ahead!
Details

 06-22-2010
3.00
Hydraulic brake lines
Details

 06-21-2010
8.00
Running Hydraulic brake lines
Details
       

 06-20-2010
5.00
Park Brake valve installation
Details
       

 06-18-2010
8.00
Final installation of the Brake Cylinders
Details
       

 06-16-2010
3.00
Debur, Etch prime and prepare for final fixing.
Details
       

 06-15-2010
2.00

       

 06-14-2010
6.00
Brake master cylinders
Details
       

 05-29-2010
6.00
Rudder pedals
Details
       

 05-28-2010
5.00
Rudder pedals.
Details
       

 05-25-2010
6.00
Cabin structure turned over.
Details
       

 05-24-2010
9.00
Riveting the bottom skins
Details
       

 05-23-2010
15.00
Deburring & painting bottom skins
Details
       

 05-20-2010
18.00
Cabin bottom skins
Details
       

 05-18-2010
6.00
More pics of the undercarriage mounting brackets.
Details
       

 05-17-2010
20.00
Landing gear mounting brackets
Details
       

 05-13-2010
6.00
Fitting the lower corner skins first.
Details
       

 05-12-2010
2.00
Cabin bottom skins
Details
     

 05-05-2010
25.00
More instrument panel stuff
Details
       

 04-29-2010
30.00
Instrument Panel assembly
Details
       

 04-15-2010
6.00
Instrument fitting
Details
     

 04-12-2010
3.00
Cabin bottom skins
Details
     

 04-09-2010
2.00
Turned Cabin structure over ready for bottom skins
Details
       

 04-08-2010
3.00
Fire wall installation
Details

 04-06-2010
6.00
Firewall
Details

 04-05-2010
4.00
Final assembly of cabin structure
Details
     

 04-04-2010
6.00
Final assembly
Details

 04-03-2010
8.00
Painting
Details

 03-28-2010
6.00
Preparing cabin structure for painting
Details

 03-15-2010
4.00
Float Mount Brackets
Details
       

 03-14-2010
6.00
Upper rear cabin structure
Details

 03-13-2010
5.00
Rear upper cabin area
Details
       

 03-09-2010
8.00
Procurement of instruments etc.
Details

 03-06-2010
4.00
Layout
Details

 03-04-2010
6.00
Rear of cabin framework
Details
       

 03-03-2010
4.50
Cabin frame work assembly
Details
     

 03-02-2010
6.00
Fitting the Cabin Top gusset plates PF-128
Details
       

 03-01-2010
8.00
Fitting Cabin front Framework
Details
       

 02-28-2010
13.00
Upper Cabin framework assembly
Details
     

 02-26-2010
9.00
Cabin sides onto base frame
Details
     

 02-22-2010
9.00
Cabin sides assembly
Details
     

 02-20-2010
20.00
Assembly of Cabin sides
Details
       

 02-12-2010
0.00
More busted parts
       

 02-11-2010
10.00
The damaged crates
Details
       










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