August 30, 2017

Canopy fiberglass fairing

Category: Canopy — Steffen @ 20:11 — Hours: 15

Before installing the canopy bubble for the last time, I decided to paint the inside edge.

I also painted the inside of the canopy frame. I had traced the shape of the canopy glass onto the glareshield before removing it for the last time.

A fellow builder, Tim Jørgensen, who build a perfect Lancair, had offered to help me by showing a few tricks for applying fiberglass.
He helped me apply the first 3 layers.. Thanks a lot for you help, Tim. 🙂

Microballoons added, and ready for fiberglass…

First 3 layers applied.

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