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Category Work Time: 2073 Hours
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 06-28-2020
2.00
Labels for electrics
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 06-27-2020
2.00
Pitot/AoA tubing bracket
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 06-20-2020
3.00
Aileron bellcranks
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 06-17-2020
3.50
Wing access panel nutplate install
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 06-16-2020
0.70
Grind down the buss bolts
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 06-15-2020
1.00
Lower baggage area
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 06-14-2020
2.70
NAS6606-36 bolts + saddle bolt install/torque
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 06-13-2020
3.10
The tool is ready - let's torque
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 06-12-2020
2.00
Tooling process, Nut-torquer V2.0
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 06-11-2020
2.10
Two steps backwards...
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 06-10-2020
0.50
Firmed up engine build dates with Monte Barrett
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 06-08-2020
0.40
Remove LG bolts that were too short
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 05-25-2020
2.50
Replace Van's fuel gages with drink holder
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 05-16-2020
2.00
Landing gear test install with saddle bolts
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 05-14-2020
1.00
Landing gear bolt installation #2 (bolt 3)
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 05-14-2020
1.70
Landing gear bolt installation #1
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 05-13-2020
0.50
Close tolerance gear bolt intell from Bob
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 05-12-2020
1.00
Prep and prime landing gear bolt retainers
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 05-11-2020
1.00
Installing U-803 Outboard wear plates
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 05-09-2020
2.00
Installed parking brake brackets
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 05-08-2020
1.00
Finished brake line fitting and flaring
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 05-07-2020
1.00
Switched the inner wear plates
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 05-03-2020
9.00
Re-make the brake lines
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 05-02-2020
1.50
Landing gear hardware install for brakes
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 04-30-2020
2.00
Left brake line redo
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 04-26-2020
1.00
Throttle assembly re-install
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 04-25-2020
4.50
Fab the parking brake cable brackets
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 04-20-2020
0.00
More engine picture eye candy
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 04-12-2020
0.70
Misc items and flip the fuse back over
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 04-11-2020
2.00
Wired up the extra rear cockpit lights
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 04-08-2020
0.00
My engine part pictures
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 04-05-2020
0.00
diagnosed and fixed pool heater
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 04-04-2020
4.00
Additional Lights in front Cockpit
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 04-01-2020
0.00
more catch up
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 04-01-2020
0.00
CV-19, more work, computer crash
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 03-10-2020
1.90
more adhering and drilled hole
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 03-05-2020
0.60
Adhering the LED light ends/wires
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 03-04-2020
1.00
Move up the two LR3C-14's
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 03-03-2020
0.90
Longer buss screws (20)
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 02-29-2020
2.50
Defrost fan – initial wiring
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 02-23-2020
0.00
Father / Son time
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 02-19-2020
1.00
Clean up the shop
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 02-18-2020
1.00
Attaching hard points for wire wraps
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 02-17-2020
2.00
LED experimenting (messing around)
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 02-16-2020
3.00
Finish rear cockpit lights
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 02-15-2020
3.50
Rear cockpit lighting
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 02-15-2020
3.50
Rear baggage lighting
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 02-15-2020
3.00
Electrical – Rheostat and controller “design”
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 02-04-2020
0.00
Ordered the engine today
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 01-24-2020
0.50
Baggage compartment lighting
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 01-23-2020
1.50
Installing the Rear cockpit light rheostat
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 01-20-2020
1.50
Finished wiring the front cockpit lights
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 01-18-2020
3.00
Gluing the front cockpit lights
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 01-16-2020
1.70
Last two fuse busses installed
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 01-14-2020
3.00
Wiring the front cockpit lights
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 01-12-2020
1.70
Solder and install the dimmers
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 01-11-2020
4.50
Front cockpit lighting
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 01-11-2020
1.50
Dimmer work on the 10-2 switch
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 01-06-2020
1.20
Wiring the 700-10-2 DPDT switch
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 01-04-2020
2.00
Routing path of aft strobe wires
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 01-03-2020
2.00
Right console panel hole drilling and installing
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 01-02-2020
2.40
Finished front seat heat wiring
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 01-01-2020
0.50
Smoke system pump and front seat heat
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 12-31-2019
2.00
Wiring the Rheostat + solder
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 12-27-2019
2.00
“Final” cockpit lighting decisions
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 12-26-2019
2.20
Panel riveting
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 12-23-2019
2.50
Making Garmin boxes and mounting to panel
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 12-21-2019
1.50
switch layout decisions
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 12-19-2019
2.00
More cockpit lighting work
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 12-16-2019
1.50
Interior cockpit lighting
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 12-04-2019
1.60
Front seat heat
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 11-19-2019
1.00
Molex on the rear seat heat connections
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 11-16-2019
3.50
B. Aft Seat heat & USB installation
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 11-16-2019
5.00
A. Molex connections - AeroLED's
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 11-13-2019
3.00
Rear seat hinge and GIB ergonomics
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 11-11-2019
4.00
Seat Mod & Rear seat hinge
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 11-09-2019
1.00
molex work - need better crimper
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 11-07-2019
1.70
Wired up the first appliance - Pilot USB
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 11-03-2019
1.00
Installed the first electrical device – pilot USB
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 11-02-2019
1.00
Wingtip lighting – Landing/Taxi lights
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 10-22-2019
1.00
Wire label and storage
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 10-14-2019
2.00
Switches and switch locations
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 10-10-2019
2.00
Aux power supply install
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 10-08-2019
1.20
Remove worm clamps on smoke tank
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 10-07-2019
1.00
Static line "T" – secure with zip ties
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 09-29-2019
1.50
Beginning the Electrical install
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 09-29-2019
0.50
A. Greasing the wheel bearings
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 09-28-2019
7.00
B. Cypering and install work on the smoke system
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 09-28-2019
2.00
A. Ran the static line up to the panel
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 09-25-2019
0.50
B and C Electrical order inventory
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 09-24-2019
17.00
Final electrical decision making and order prep
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 09-14-2019
0.00
Flight Review and first Citabria flight
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 09-08-2019
1.00
Smoke System decisions
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 09-07-2019
1.00
Sanding / shaping the aft canopy skirt
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 09-02-2019
1.50
Rail gap sanding and filling
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 09-01-2019
1.50
Canopy rail cover and inside gap fill
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 08-31-2019
1.50
Canopy rail gap layer
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 08-30-2019
4.00
Cut and re-glass canopy skirt
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 08-24-2019
3.00
Remove canopy for skirt clamping
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 08-20-2019
3.00
Canopy skirt gap work
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 08-19-2019
0.70
Canopy latch – final fitting of C-654-1 latch
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 08-18-2019
2.50
Storage - latch and primer
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 08-17-2019
1.50
Wheel Assembly
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 08-17-2019
0.00
Flying w/ Joe to Cedar Mills
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 08-11-2019
1.90
Storage hinge rework, skirt filler/sanding
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 08-11-2019
1.00
Cover canopy and storage door work
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 08-10-2019
1.50
Canopy cleanup and unmasking
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 08-10-2019
3.50
A Micro Mesh cleanup of the canopy spots
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 08-03-2019
1.00
Talked avionics & electrical with Walt
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 08-03-2019
1.50
Storage door work
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 08-01-2019
1.00
Wiring discussion with Rob
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 07-31-2019
2.50
More storage door and lip work
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 07-22-2019
1.70
Canopy storage door
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 07-21-2019
1.10
Canopy skirt filler over rivets
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 07-15-2019
1.00
Practice Micro Mesh process
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 06-14-2019
2.10
Rivet the canopy skirt to frame
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 06-12-2019
2.00
Storage door work
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 06-02-2019
5.00
Last of the cosmetic layers…almost
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 06-01-2019
2.50
Look Mom, no clecos!
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 05-31-2019
2.60
Retape and prep for the big bonding session
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 05-30-2019
1.40
CS the CS (Counter Sink the Canopy Skirt)
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 05-27-2019
3.50
Finish Sika cosmetic layer
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 05-26-2019
3.50
Sika cosmetic finish - inside
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 05-25-2019
3.20
Misc Canopy Skirt prep
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 05-17-2019
3.00
Shaved & Sanded top of canopy skin
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 05-13-2019
1.50
Finished left side canopy fit – interior paint
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 05-11-2019
5.50
final canopy skirt fitting - top fit
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 05-08-2019
0.70
Tape the canopy bond line - exterior
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 05-05-2019
1.00
repainted the scuff on the canopy skirt
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 05-04-2019
3.20
re-prime/paint interior canopy skirt
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 04-30-2019
1.00
remove the paint and primer from canopy skirt
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 04-28-2019
2.50
Prime and Paint the interior skirt
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 04-27-2019
2.80
More smoothing out the canopy skirt
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 04-22-2019
1.60
Sanding the aft Canopy Skirt goop
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 04-20-2019
1.00
NACA vent bonding to wing skin
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 04-20-2019
1.00
Flox goop on canopy skirt
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 04-16-2019
1.30
Proper orientation of the parking brake
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 04-14-2019
0.00
Fam trip to Austin
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 04-07-2019
3.00
Canopy Latch install
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 04-06-2019
3.50
Canopy Latch
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 04-04-2019
1.20
Remove the flox under the canopy skirt
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 03-31-2019
1.00
parking brake install
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 03-30-2019
0.50
Canopy roller work
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 03-25-2019
1.00
Canopy rollers
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 03-24-2019
2.00
More smoothing of aft canopy skirt
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 03-23-2019
1.50
Smooth the aft canopy skirt
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 03-16-2019
1.50
Fill in the aft canopy skirt hole
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 03-02-2019
1.50
Parking brake install
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 03-02-2019
1.00
Panel cut for front air vent
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 03-02-2019
1.00
Cyphering and decision on canopy pull
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 02-10-2019
2.90
February work and stuff
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 01-13-2019
2.50
January work on canopy skirt and travels
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 12-31-2018
0.00
Happy New Year
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 12-30-2018
3.00
Made the air dam
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 12-29-2018
1.30
Gap fill and rivet hole fill
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 12-27-2018
4.60
Thinking with my hands
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 12-21-2018
1.50
Middle glass on canopy skirt
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 12-19-2018
0.30
Cleanup after latest bonding
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 12-18-2018
1.30
Surprise... re-do
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 12-16-2018
1.50
prep the canopy skirt for another attach
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 12-15-2018
3.50
Pt. 2 - underside dam and bad fit
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 12-15-2018
4.00
Pt. 1 - underside dam and bad fit
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 12-14-2018
2.00
Underside dam on canopy skirt
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 12-13-2018
2.60
Sanding the canopy skirt inside
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 12-02-2018
2.50
Reinforcing the bottom skirt
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 11-24-2018
3.60
More sanding / Fill in the old holes
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 11-18-2018
1.40
Bonding canopy skirt sides
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 11-11-2018
4.30
Canopy skirt work
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 11-10-2018
2.00
Final sanding and primer removal
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 10-31-2018
0.00
No building in October...
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 09-30-2018
0.80
Empennage tip work
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 09-29-2018
3.90
Empennage tips - prep and prime El. bellcrank
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 09-27-2018
2.00
VS tip installed - more tip sanding
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 09-25-2018
1.20
more empennage tip sanding and sanding primer
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 09-24-2018
2.20
More fiberglass tip work on the "other" sides
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 09-23-2018
2.00
Dis-assemble the empennage
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 09-22-2018
4.00
skunkworks - canopy skirt work
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 09-22-2018
2.30
more sanding, spraying sanding-glass tip work
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 09-16-2018
2.20
Getting closer - more glass work
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 09-15-2018
2.00
Sanding & redo of the glasswork
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 09-14-2018
0.00
Bob surprised me with a flag
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 08-26-2018
1.50
Rudder and VS glass work
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 08-26-2018
0.70
Canopy Skirt #17, removed spacer for test fit.
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 08-25-2018
3.50
Canopy Skirt #16, Pull ring and other things
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 08-24-2018
1.50
Canopy Skirt #15, Middle cut – aft skirt
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 08-19-2018
4.20
Canopy Skirt #14, Aft clecos, bottom cuts, fit
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 08-18-2018
2.00
Canopy Skirt #13, Final aft cutting
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 08-13-2018
0.50
Canopy Skirt #12, Greg consult
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 08-11-2018
1.00
Vertical Stab glass tip
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 08-11-2018
1.50
Canopy Skirt #11, more sanding - front cuts
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 08-10-2018
2.50
Canopy slide rail mod - redo
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 08-05-2018
1.30
sanding and more VS fillet work
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 08-04-2018
1.50
Empennage fiberglass work + sanding
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 08-03-2018
0.80
Canopy sika cleanup #2
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 08-02-2018
2.00
Canopy sika cleanup
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 07-27-2018
2.00
Canopy Skirt #10, aft skirt work and shop cleanup
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 07-21-2018
0.00
Galveston fishing trip with the boys
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 07-15-2018
2.50
VS Fiberglass tip work
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 07-14-2018
1.40
Canopy Skirt #9, Re-drill the left skirt
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 07-08-2018
3.50
Canopy Skirt #8, Do over on left skirt
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 07-07-2018
1.30
Canopy Skirt #7, Heat gun on the right top
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 07-07-2018
2.00
Canopy Skirt #6, Drilling Rt skirt, cutting aft
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 07-06-2018
0.50
30 minute consult with the Glassman
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 07-05-2018
1.50
Canopy Skirt #5, Drilling the left skirt to frame
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 07-04-2018
4.00
Canopy Skirt #4 Cutting L/R skirts
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 06-30-2018
5.50
Canopy Skirt #3
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 06-25-2018
2.00
Canopy Skirt #2
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 06-24-2018
3.50
Canopy Skirt #1
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 05-24-2018
1.00
Empennage Fairing
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 05-19-2018
2.10
Left tips
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 05-18-2018
2.00
Right tips
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 05-15-2018
1.00
Horizontal Stab - tips
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 05-13-2018
1.20
End cap layups
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 05-09-2018
2.30
Empennage fiberglass tips – Left side
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 05-06-2018
4.10
Empennage fiberglass tips – Right side
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 04-29-2018
4.20
Empennage - Fiberglass work
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 04-08-2018
2.00
Rudder tip - upper #2
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 04-07-2018
2.40
Rudder tip - upper
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 04-05-2018
1.40
Redo Brake Lines
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 03-31-2018
2.70
Console storage - finished up exterior
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 03-29-2018
2.00
console storage - bond flange to box
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 03-27-2018
1.00
more console and flange sanding
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 03-23-2018
3.70
Console storage - foam removal, sanding
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 03-20-2018
1.00
Console storage - flange work
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 03-19-2018
2.00
Console storage flanges, another partial layer
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 03-18-2018
0.80
Console storage
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 03-17-2018
1.80
Tail cone finish, light mount
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 03-16-2018
1.00
Console storage work
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 03-11-2018
0.50
Layers in tail cone and more on the console
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 03-10-2018
0.00
Working on the B-29, "FiFi" #7
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 03-10-2018
0.00
Working on the B-29, "FiFi" #6
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 03-10-2018
0.00
Working on the B-29, "FiFi" #5
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 03-10-2018
0.00
Working on the B-29, "FiFi" #4
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 03-10-2018
0.00
Working on the B-29, "FiFi" #3
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 03-10-2018
0.00
Working on the B-29, "FiFi" #2
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 03-10-2018
0.00
Working on the B-29, "FiFi" #1
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 03-06-2018
2.30
Fiberglass console - 2nd layers
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 03-05-2018
2.60
Fiberglass console storage
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 03-04-2018
3.00
Fiberglass right console
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 03-03-2018
4.50
First Fiberglass Foray- Rudder bottom cap
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 03-01-2018
1.00
Brake lines from reservoir to pedals
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 02-25-2018
3.00
Brake lines to the gear
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 02-19-2018
1.30
Safety wire the flap rod end bearing
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 02-18-2018
4.50
Canopy removal mod
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 02-16-2018
3.00
Gear / Brake line decision, tweak fuel lines
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 01-29-2018
1.50
Brake System
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 01-27-2018
3.00
Fuel lines - done...
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 01-26-2018
1.90
Rear seat rudder pedals - drilling pushrods
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 01-22-2018
2.50
Finished rear seat rudder pedals - almost
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 01-21-2018
1.00
Rear seat rudder pedals – pedal install
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 01-20-2018
4.20
Fuel system work
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 01-16-2018
3.70
Rear Seat Rudder Pedals #1
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 01-15-2018
1.50
Wingtip position lights
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 01-14-2018
3.00
Wingtip landing lighting
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 01-07-2018
2.20
Reassembled the Rudder pedals and re-installed
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 01-03-2018
0.30
Put together the creeper
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 01-01-2018
3.00
Rudder Pedal extensions
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 12-18-2017
2.00
Wingtip Lighting – Left wingtip
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 12-12-2017
1.50
Wingtip Lighting – Right wingtip
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 12-10-2017
1.30
Rudder pedal extensions
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 12-06-2017
1.00
Changed the oil in the compressor
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 11-11-2017
3.20
AeroLED wingtip light install
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 11-10-2017
0.70
General canopy cleanup
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 10-31-2017
0.50
Un-masking the canopy
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 10-30-2017
2.50
Canopy Gluing #3 - Glued the front bow
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 10-28-2017
0.00
Gluing the canopy - part 2
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 10-28-2017
3.20
Gluing the canopy
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 10-25-2017
3.10
Made small spacers and did a dress rehersal
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 10-24-2017
1.00
Reading up on the sika products, handling, etc.
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 10-23-2017
1.50
Taping, Scuffing and cleaning the canopy
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 10-22-2017
1.20
Scuffing and cleaning the canopy frame
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 10-15-2017
2.20
Taping the canopy & frame for glue prep
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 10-12-2017
3.00
Last bit of cutting on canopy - prepping for Glue
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 10-08-2017
0.00
Weekend of airplane activities - Inspiration!
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 10-07-2017
2.00
Slide Block and Anchor Block
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 10-06-2017
1.20
Canopy fitting
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 10-05-2017
3.70
Re-construction after powder coating
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 10-01-2017
3.50
Deconstruction for powder coating
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 09-30-2017
4.50
Canopy cutting and sanding #15 - done w/cuts
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 09-28-2017
2.00
Canopy cutting and sanding #14
Details
       

 09-26-2017
1.60
Canopy cutting and sanding #13
Details
       

 09-25-2017
2.20
Canopy cutting and sanding #12
Details
       

 09-20-2017
2.10
Canopy cutting and sanding #11
Details
       

 09-18-2017
0.20
Canopy cutting and sanding #10
Details
       

 09-14-2017
1.30
Canopy cutting and sanding #9
Details
       

 09-12-2017
2.90
Canopy cutting and sanding #8
Details
       

 09-11-2017
2.60
Canopy cutting and sanding #7
Details
       

 09-07-2017
3.70
Canopy cutting and sanding #6 (BC!)
Details
       

 09-04-2017
0.40
Canopy retaping and cardboard
Details
     

 09-03-2017
1.30
Canopy cutting and sanding #5
Details
       

 09-02-2017
1.10
Canopy cutting and sanding #4b
Details
       

 09-02-2017
4.50
Canopy cutting and sanding #4a
Details
       

 09-01-2017
0.00
ELT - comment on funny shipping logic
Details
       

 08-31-2017
3.20
Canopy cutting and sanding #3
Details
       

 08-30-2017
2.30
Canopy cutting and sanding #2
Details
       

 08-29-2017
2.70
Canopy cutting and sanding #1
Details
       

 08-28-2017
1.00
Prep for canopy cutting
Details
       

 08-24-2017
1.70
Cut spacers for canopy frame
Details
       

 08-20-2017
1.00
Measuring and marking canopy center
Details
       

 08-19-2017
2.00
Initial canopy view, workbench cleanup
Details
       

 08-18-2017
2.00
Final canopy frame bending / fitting
Details
       

 08-08-2017
2.00
Final drill and install canopy rails
Details
       

 08-06-2017
2.30
Drilling the canopy rails
Details
       

 08-05-2017
5.20
Canopy frame bending / shaping
Details
       

 07-31-2017
1.50
Canopy hardware temporarily installed
Details
       

 07-29-2017
0.00
Ranger game - Adrian Beltre's 2,999th hit!
Details
     

 07-24-2017
0.00
Airventure 2017
Details
       

 07-20-2017
1.50
Trimmed left Canopy Rail
Details
       

 07-17-2017
1.00
Trimmed right Canopy Rail
Details
       

 07-11-2017
2.00
Canopy Rails
Details
       

 07-10-2017
2.30
Rivet and install the center rail
Details
       

 06-29-2017
1.30
Canopy Cap and Spacer - 3
Details
     

 06-28-2017
2.50
Canopy Cap and Spacer - 2
Details
       

 06-27-2017
0.90
Canopy Cap and Spacer - 1
Details
       

 06-20-2017
1.60
Baggage door lock - finished
Details
       

 06-16-2017
0.00
Meniscus tear - fixed
Details
     

 06-15-2017
0.00
AeroLED lights arrive
Details
     

 06-14-2017
2.00
Baggage Door Reveal & Lock
Details
       

 06-11-2017
0.00
Glasair Sportsman 2+2 Wing install
Details
     

 06-11-2017
2.30
Baggage Door – continued, Part 3
Details
       

 06-10-2017
1.70
Baggage Door – continued, Part 2
Details

 06-10-2017
1.80
Baggage Door – continued
Details
       

 06-10-2017
2.40
Aft fuselage skin rivets – Part 2
Details
       

 06-10-2017
2.00
Aft fuselage skin rivets – Part 1
Details
     

 06-09-2017
1.50
Ran conduit
Details
     

 06-07-2017
3.00
Magnetometer shelf behind the aft baggage
Details
       

 06-04-2017
0.50
Static line removal to open up holes
Details

 05-28-2017
4.00
Access under aft baggage shelf – day 1 and 2
Details
       

 05-14-2017
2.50
Pitch trim servo hardware pre-install
Details
       

 05-13-2017
2.30
ELT mount Prep, Prime....then Riveted
Details
       

 05-12-2017
2.00
ELT stiffeners V2.0
Details
       

 05-09-2017
0.70
Fab the ELT stiffeners
Details
       

 05-09-2017
2.00
ELT mounting platform
Details
       

 05-04-2017
1.00
ELT mount and shop clean up
Details
       

 04-24-2017
0.90
Rivet the rudder cable fairings
Details
     

 04-23-2017
1.90
Finish prepping for the rudder cable fairings
Details
       

 04-22-2017
2.30
C. Rudder cable exit fairing, Part 1
Details
     

 04-22-2017
1.00
B. Riveting / Bolting the Elevator stops
Details
       

 04-22-2017
1.00
A. Empennage disassemble for riveting
Details
     

 04-17-2017
0.20
Removed the tie-down ring storage
Details
     

 04-15-2017
1.80
Baggage Door - cleco, rivet
Details
       

 04-09-2017
3.00
Prep and Prime of the FWD top skin and door
Details
       

 04-08-2017
1.00
Prep the shop for canopy p/u
Details
       

 04-04-2017
0.00
Sun n Fun 2017
Details
       

 03-29-2017
0.90
Baggage door deburring, Part C
Details
       

 03-23-2017
0.00
Baggage door drilling and deburring, Part B
Details
       

 03-23-2017
2.50
Baggage door drilling and deburring
Details
       

 03-22-2017
1.90
Baggage Door parts deburring
Details
       

 03-21-2017
1.00
Dimpling Fwd top skin parts & bulkheads
Details
       

 03-20-2017
2.50
deburring and dimpling Fwd Fuse top skin
Details
     

 03-18-2017
3.50
F-821-1 Fwd Top fuselage skin
Details
       

 03-17-2017
1.00
F-803C-1 Instrument panel attach flange
Details
     

 03-16-2017
2.00
Fwd fuselage top skin
Details
     

 02-18-2017
2.00
F-866A-1/B1 upper/lower fwd baggage bulkheads
Details
       

 02-17-2017
2.00
Panel
Details
       

 02-11-2017
2.00
Painting of some odds and ends
Details
     

 02-11-2017
2.00
A visit from the technical counselor
Details
       

 02-07-2017
1.30
Upper / Lower front baggage bulkheads
Details
       

 02-07-2017
1.30
Drilling the WD-814 Windscreen support
Details
       

 02-06-2017
2.00
Miscellaneous catch up
Details
       

 02-03-2017
0.00
Van's Static system #2
Details
       

 02-03-2017
4.00
Van's Static system #1
Details
       

 02-02-2017
2.50
Elevator stop - Up
Details
       

 01-31-2017
0.50
Rudder stop rivets and some blind rivets
Details
       

 01-25-2017
1.90
Rudder stops, shape, c/s, deburr, prime
Details
       

 01-23-2017
1.70
2. Rudder pedal install
Details
       

 01-23-2017
1.50
1. Rudder control cable install
Details
       

 01-22-2017
3.00
Rudder stops / limit set
Details
       

 01-22-2017
2.30
Rear baggage tie downs for F869 bulkhead gussets
Details
       

 01-21-2017
1.50
Setting elevator travel limits
Details
       

 01-19-2017
2.50
Disassemble elevator, fill bellcrank, reassemble,
Details
       

 01-17-2017
1.50
Flap motor
Details
       

 01-16-2017
4.00
Mounting pushrods/HS/Elevators
Details
       

 12-16-2016
2.00
installed controls, sticks and pushrods
Details
       

 12-12-2016
1.00
removing trim tape from interior
Details
       

 12-11-2016
0.00
3. Painting the interior - continued
Details
       

 12-11-2016
3.00
2. Painting the interior
Details
       

 12-11-2016
1.50
1. Interior paint setup
Details
       

 12-10-2016
2.00
Paint prep
Details
       

 12-03-2016
0.00
3...Interior paint parts - not in the fuse
Details
       

 12-03-2016
6.50
2...Taping off the parts I don't want paint on
Details
       

 12-03-2016
3.50
1...Pre-work to Prep work
Details
       

 12-01-2016
3.30
Conception, design and build of the “caboose”
Details
       

 11-30-2016
1.00
Picked up the upgraded rotisserie
Details
     

 11-16-2016
2.00
Working on the rotisserie
Details
       

 11-16-2016
1.20
Drill engine mount holes
Details
       

 11-12-2016
2.30
engine mount holes
Details
       

 11-08-2016
1.40
Masking and rotisserie (engine stand)
Details
       

 11-06-2016
2.20
Control column in the fuse
Details
       

 11-05-2016
2.50
Control column assembly
Details
     

 11-01-2016
0.40
Rivet and prime exterior of F-840
Details
     

 10-31-2016
2.20
F-840, F-839 pushrods
Details
       

 10-30-2016
0.00
Formation flying with a B-29 (Part 2)
Details

 10-30-2016
0.00
Formation flying with a B-29 (Part 1)
Details
       

 10-12-2016
1.00
Welding the hole shut
Details
       

 10-12-2016
0.50
Priming the exterior of the F-841 pushrod
Details
     

 10-11-2016
0.50
Priming the inside of F-841 pushrod
Details
       

 10-10-2016
2.50
F841 Pushrod
Details
       

 10-02-2016
2.60
Drilling the elevator horns
Details
       

 09-28-2016
0.90
Bellcrank Prep and prime
Details
       

 09-24-2016
2.00
Elevator fitting
Details
     

 09-13-2016
0.00
Rear throttle handle
Details
     

 09-11-2016
0.00
Sportair Electrical class #2
Details
       

 09-10-2016
0.00
Sportair Electrical class #1
Details
       

 09-07-2016
0.50
VS spacer and attach rivets
Details
       

 09-05-2016
3.00
Empennage Attach - Finish critical drilling
Details
       

 09-04-2016
4.00
Empennage Attach - Vertical Stab drill
Details
       

 09-03-2016
3.00
Empennage Attach - Drill HS
Details
       

 09-01-2016
2.50
Empennage Attach – Level fuse
Details
       

 08-30-2016
0.00
Inspirational flying, RV-6 style
Details
       

 08-27-2016
3.80
finished rivets in the gear towers
Details
       

 08-23-2016
0.50
Rear seat back rivets
Details
       

 08-13-2016
7.00
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #11
Details
       

 08-12-2016
1.50
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #10
Details
       

 08-07-2016
2.30
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #9
Details
       

 08-06-2016
1.30
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #8
Details
       

 08-05-2016
1.70
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #7
Details
       

 07-27-2016
2.60
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #6
Details
       

 07-25-2016
2.20
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #5
Details
       

 07-24-2016
6.60
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #4
Details
       

 07-23-2016
3.80
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #3
Details
     

 07-16-2016
5.80
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #2
Details
       

 07-15-2016
1.00
Horizontal Stab v2.0 Incl. SB, #1
Details
       

 07-04-2016
0.00
Milestone...
Details
       

 07-04-2016
2.20
forward seat ramp - rivet platenuts
Details
       

 07-03-2016
0.00
J-3 Cub flying
Details
       

 07-02-2016
1.30
Prime all parts to this point
Details
       

 07-01-2016
1.40
Prep parts for primer
Details
       

 06-30-2016
5.00
Aft top skin and misc
Details
       

 06-29-2016
2.00
Hardwoods installed
Details
       

 06-25-2016
1.70
Aft upper skin and bulkheads and misc
Details
       

 06-23-2016
1.00
tap cable anchor
Details
       

 06-22-2016
2.00
F-864E-1 cable anchor (engine control)
Details
       

 06-12-2016
1.30
right console nutplates and more tapping
Details
     

 06-11-2016
2.00
tapping nutplates
Details
       

 06-11-2016
1.50
seat ramp stuff
Details
     

 06-11-2016
1.00
nutplates in the longerons
Details
     

 06-04-2016
2.50
mid cabin covers
Details
       

 06-02-2016
1.00
drilled out a few front cooling ramp rivets
Details
     

 05-31-2016
3.00
Gear Box screws
Details
       

 05-30-2016
1.00
F-861-PP Landing gear cover plates
Details
       

 05-29-2016
3.00
rivet in the cooling ramp
Details
       

 05-27-2016
0.40
enlarge aft cooling ramp rivet holes
Details
     

 05-26-2016
2.00
bottom forward skins riveted
Details
       

 05-21-2016
3.00
Glue cooling ramp rib & other misc stuff
Details
       

 05-15-2016
0.00
Scripture on the underside of the floor
Details
       

 05-09-2016
2.50
Finished riveting F-850-1
Details
       

 04-30-2016
0.00
End of a college baseball career...
Details
       

 03-30-2016
0.00
Bought a used "G" meter...and I used it already
Details
       

 03-17-2016
0.00
Riveting F-851 Bottom Floor Skin (B)
Details
     

 03-17-2016
3.00
Riveting F-851 Bottom Floor Skin (A)
Details
       

 03-08-2016
0.20
Test of Fire Barrier in shear
Details
       

 03-06-2016
0.00
F-861-PP Gear covers (B)
Details
       

 03-06-2016
3.00
F-861-PP Gear covers (A)
Details
       

 02-15-2016
1.50
cooling ramp / floor support
Details
       

 02-15-2016
0.00
Changed the oil in the compressor
Details
     

 02-01-2016
0.70
Prep / Prime the bottom front skins
Details
       

 01-22-2016
1.20
Prep work for bottom front skin priming
Details
       

 01-19-2016
1.50
lower front skin cutting and smoothing to LG
Details
       

 01-18-2016
4.50
landing gear prep work for lower skin riveting
Details
       

 01-16-2016
0.50
SS Cooling Ramp v2.1 #7
Details
       

 01-15-2016
1.50
SS Cooling Ramp v2.1 #6
Details
       

 01-14-2016
0.50
SS Cooling Ramp v2.1 #5
Details
     

 01-14-2016
0.00
O-ring replacement in Sioux drill - part 2
Details
       

 01-14-2016
0.40
O-ring replacement in Sioux drill - part 1
Details
     

 01-11-2016
2.50
SS Cooling Ramp v2.1 #4
Details
       

 01-10-2016
1.90
SS Cooling Ramp v2.1 #3
Details
       

 01-09-2016
1.00
SS Cooling Ramp v2.1 #2
Details
       

 01-08-2016
1.50
SS Cooling Ramp v2.1 #1
Details
       

 12-20-2015
1.30
Stainless Steel Cooling Ramp Mod #4
Details
       

 12-19-2015
1.50
Stainless Steel Cooling Ramp Mod #3
Details
       

 12-15-2015
1.70
Stainless Steel Cooling Ramp Mod #2
Details
       

 12-14-2015
0.70
Stainless Steel Cooling Ramp Mod #1
Details
       

 12-12-2015
0.00
Forward Bottom Skins #2
Details
       

 12-12-2015
6.10
Forward Bottom Skins #1
Details
       

 12-11-2015
1.00
The Horizontal Stabilizer and the SB are complete
Details
     

 12-10-2015
2.80
Almost done with the Horizontal Stab
Details
       

 12-09-2015
2.50
Other side of the HS skin
Details
     

 12-08-2015
2.50
Riveting left HS skin and ribs
Details
       

 11-27-2015
0.00
Thanksgiving in Ruidoso with the Family
Details
       

 11-22-2015
0.50
Blind Rivets in ribs/spar
Details
     

 11-16-2015
1.50
Finished rivets on the Front spar, some rib rivets
Details
     

 11-12-2015
2.00
HS - Front spar riveting
Details
       

 11-08-2015
3.50
HS - prep and priming, and some baggage parts too
Details
       

 11-06-2015
1.50
Horizontal Stab. - Dimpling
Details
     

 11-03-2015
2.30
Deburring and edging HS parts
Details
       

 11-02-2015
2.10
finish drilling, un-cleco, deblue, debur
Details
     

 11-01-2015
6.20
Horizontal stab rebuild - continued
Details
     

 10-31-2015
3.20
front spar work
Details
     

 10-30-2015
2.50
Front spar work and 810/814 angles
Details
       

 10-29-2015
2.30
Prep baggage parts for primer/paint & Misc.
Details
       

 10-28-2015
0.00
Year 3 of building, 236 hours = 1141 total hours
Details
       

 10-28-2015
2.00
Battling the rear seat back rivets
Details
     

 10-27-2015
0.00
photo op with the floors and seats intalled
Details
       

 10-27-2015
2.00
Floor nutplates, seat back hinges and footwells
Details
       

 10-26-2015
2.00
Seat floors – back riveting stiffeners
Details
       

 10-25-2015
1.00
Riveting rear seat back – upper support
Details
       

 10-22-2015
1.10
Rivet the front seatback
Details
     

 10-18-2015
3.00
Seatbacks and floor parts primed
Details
       

 10-17-2015
4.80
Floors - drilling, deburring and dimpling + prime
Details
       

 10-16-2015
1.20
Finishing Kit - put away new inventory
Details
     

 10-15-2015
0.30
Finishing kit - completed the inventory
Details
     

 10-12-2015
3.00
Finishing Kit – hardware inventory
Details

 10-11-2015
0.50
Finishing kit - pre-inventory
Details
       

 10-09-2015
0.00
Wedding in La Jolla, CA
       

 10-07-2015
0.50
Finishing kit arrives
Details
       

 10-02-2015
0.00
Fishing with the boys
       

 09-25-2015
1.20
Seat floors - stiffeners
Details
     

 09-24-2015
2.10
Seat Floors - front floor / foot wells
Details
       

 09-23-2015
3.00
Seat Floors - brackets, front hinge, and keeper
Details
       

 09-20-2015
2.00
Seat Floors - Flap bearing blocks
Details
       

 09-15-2015
2.00
Seat Floors - more deburring and drilling
Details
       

 09-14-2015
1.30
Seat Floors - Deburring
Details
       

 09-10-2015
0.70
Rear Seat Back - finish prep
Details
       

 09-09-2015
2.50
Rear Seat Back - start
Details
       

 09-09-2015
1.40
Front Seat Back - finished
Details
     

 09-08-2015
1.50
Front Seat Back
Details
     

 09-07-2015
2.00
Horizontal Stabilizer Spar Service Bulletin #6
Details
     

 09-06-2015
0.00
Rest in Peace - Lt. Spann
Details
     

 09-06-2015
1.50
Horizontal Stabilizer Spar Service Bulletin #5
Details

 09-05-2015
2.30
Horizontal Stabilizer Spar Service Bulletin #4
Details
       

 08-30-2015
0.30
Reversing AN3 bolts in the gear tower
Details
       

 08-29-2015
1.00
Horizontal Stabilizer Spar Service Bulletin #3
Details
     

 08-27-2015
2.20
Horizontal Stabilizer Spar Service Bulletin #2
Details
       

 08-26-2015
2.00
Horizontal Stabilizer Spar Service Bulletin #1
Details
       

 08-26-2015
1.00
Bob Avery drilled the inboard gear holes
Details
       

 08-23-2015
3.70
Drilled landing gear mounting holes!
Details
       

 08-22-2015
4.00
Landing gear drill prep
Details
       

 08-22-2015
2.00
Finish aft skin rivets on F-823, F-826/F-827
Details
       

 08-22-2015
3.00
F-820-L/R-1 forward side skins - finished for now
Details
       

 08-20-2015
3.00
more riveting of F-820-L/R-1 forward side skins
Details
       

 08-16-2015
3.50
Panel back modification #3 + rear throttle
Details
       

 08-15-2015
2.50
Panel back modification #2
Details
       

 08-14-2015
1.70
Panel back modification #1
Details
       

 08-02-2015
0.00
new speakers and a charity event
Details
       

 08-01-2015
1.00
Game plan the measuring of the landing gear
Details
       

 07-31-2015
0.00
ordered my finishing kit today
Details

 07-26-2015
1.00
thinning left side of landing gear
Details
       

 07-26-2015
3.30
Landing gear
Details
       

 07-25-2015
1.00
finish installing the WD-823 seat back support
Details
       

 07-23-2015
3.30
last of the seatback rivets and the weldment
Details
       

 07-13-2015
1.70
More riveting of the F-817-L/R-1 seat back support
Details
       

 07-08-2015
0.30
a bit more riveting of the F-820-R-1 fwd side skin
Details
     

 07-05-2015
1.70
Finish cockpit rails & F-817-1 seatback supports
Details
       

 07-04-2015
1.50
F-816-L/R-1 Cockpit side rails
Details
       

 07-03-2015
2.30
more riveting of F-820-L/R-1 forward side skins
Details
       

 07-01-2015
1.40
more riveting of F-820-L/R-1 forward side skins
Details
       

 06-29-2015
1.20
more riveting of F-820-L/R-1 forward side skins
Details
       

 06-26-2015
0.70
more riveting of F-820-L/R-1 forward side skins
Details
       

 06-25-2015
1.50
Rivet F-820-L/R-1 Forward side skins
Details
       

 06-25-2015
1.50
Prep for riveting F-820-L/R-1 fwd side skins
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 06-23-2015
1.00
SV-1 cockpit air vent in fuselage
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 06-21-2015
2.70
Fuse stuff – making more tubing
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 06-18-2015
0.50
landing gear #1
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 06-14-2015
2.20
rear seat throttle - delrin slides
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 06-13-2015
5.50
rear seat throttle
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 06-12-2015
2.70
Riveted pitch servo bracket and some other things
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 06-11-2015
0.70
Prep and prime the F-805F-1 Spacer
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 06-10-2015
0.00
spacers and gussets and supports - oh my!
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 06-10-2015
2.00
Prep pitch servo brackets
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 06-09-2015
1.90
Rivet bellcrank rib, F-818D-1
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 06-08-2015
1.50
Autopilot, pitch control bracket measuring
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 06-07-2015
3.00
aft deck riveted on
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 06-06-2015
2.00
Some center section backriveting
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 05-25-2015
2.30
...more bottom skins rivets - getting close
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 05-24-2015
1.70
More bottom skin rivets
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 05-24-2015
0.50
A practice session
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 05-18-2015
0.50
Frustration with rivets
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 05-16-2015
2.00
gear work, misc, clean up
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 05-15-2015
1.60
More bottom skin rivets - F-826/F-827
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 05-12-2015
1.50
Rivet bottom skin F-842-1
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 04-27-2015
0.00
Smoke System
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 04-22-2015
0.00
Visit to shop from Scott
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 04-02-2015
1.00
notched the F802-K's
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 03-28-2015
1.30
More deconstruction of intercoastal ribs F-802M
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 03-27-2015
0.00
Why the one piece Grove gear modification? (Pt.2)
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 03-27-2015
0.00
Why the one piece Grove gear modification?
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 03-26-2015
0.90
Deconstruct F-802M intercoastal ribs for LG
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 03-23-2015
0.30
Unwrap and Inventory Landing gear
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 03-22-2015
1.00
Inspect fuel/air tubing flares
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 03-16-2015
0.00
Grove has my gear ready to ship!
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 02-19-2015
0.00
Another snowboard trip
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 02-12-2015
1.00
Rock n' Roll...she's inverted
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 02-08-2015
1.00
A few more rivets and ready to "roll"
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 02-01-2015
1.00
"Stupid Tax" payment
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 01-31-2015
1.00
Skin Riveting – Finish F-824R
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 01-27-2015
1.90
Skin Riveting – F-824R, F-828
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 01-25-2015
3.70
Skin Riveting - F823R, F824L, F828L
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 01-24-2015
4.50
Skin Riveting - F-823-1 L/R
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 01-23-2015
0.70
Skin Riveting - F-823-1 L/R
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 01-22-2015
2.00
Skin Riveting - F-823-1 L/R & parts dump
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 01-18-2015
2.30
Skin Riveting - F-823-1 L/R
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 01-15-2015
1.00
Rear Throttle
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 01-03-2015
4.00
Fuel Vents - Lower part
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 01-01-2015
1.50
Clean up and sawhorse raising
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 12-31-2014
0.00
Fuel Gauge ramp - Side cover #2
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 12-31-2014
4.60
Fuel Gauge ramp - Side cover
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 12-27-2014
1.00
More fuel gauge ramp work
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 12-26-2014
5.00
redo spacers / fuel gauge ramp
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 12-23-2014
2.50
Add unions to fuel vents - fuse to sawhorse
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 12-17-2014
2.00
Built sawhorse for fuse riveting
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 12-16-2014
1.00
Bent right tank tube exit, saw horse planning
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 12-13-2014
0.50
Rudder stop mod adjustment
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 12-13-2014
3.70
Fuel line - Redo the right and left tank line
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 12-12-2014
2.70
Brake Lines
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 12-10-2014
2.00
Fuel Vent tubes
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 12-09-2014
0.70
Rudder pedal brake fittings
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 12-09-2014
0.50
Fuel Vent tubes
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 12-04-2014
0.30
Skunkworks - fuel gauges (#2)
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 12-04-2014
1.50
Skunkworks - fuel gauges
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