Firewall - Total hours: 12.5

  • 26/01-2009 - Began preparing firewall parts
  • 28/01-2009 - More firewall parts..
  • 29/01-2009 - Primed firewall parts
  • 30/01-2009 - Finished building firewall
  • Bulkheads - Total hours: 55

  • 01/02-2009 - Began preparing center section bulkhead
  • 01/02-2009 - More center section bulkhead work
  • 09/02-2009 - Control stick bellcrank brackets
  • 10/02-2009 - Began F-705 bulkhead
  • 11/02-2009 - More F-705 prep work
  • 12/02-2009 - Seat belt anchors
  • 13/02-2009 - Seatback detents
  • 15/02-2009 - Riveted center section bulkhead
  • 19/02-2009 - Riveted F-705 bulkhead
  • 08/04-2009 - Still alive…
  • 11/04-2009 - Finally back in the shop
  • 11/04-2009 - More bulkhead work
  • 12/04-2009 - Finished preparing bulkheads.
  • 13/04-2009 - Primed aft fuselage bulkheads
  • 14/04-2009 - Riveted the F-706, F-707, F708 & F-710 bulkheads
  • 15/04-2009 - Finished the bulkheads
  • Aft Fuselage - Total hours: 54

  • 16/04-2009 - Tailcone skin
  • 23/04-2009 - Assembling aft fuselage
  • 27/04-2009 - Aft fuselage stringers
  • 03/05-2009 - Matchdrilled aft fuselage
  • 04/05-2009 - Deburring aft fuselage parts
  • 05/05-2009 - More aft fuselage deburring
  • 06/05-2009 - Finished deburring aft fuselage
  • 07/05-2009 - Priming aft fuselage
  • 08/05-2009 - Riveting aft fuselage, day 1
  • 09/05-2009 - Riveting aft fuselage, day 2
  • 14/05-2009 - Riveting aft fuselage, day 3
  • 20/02-2020 - Aft fuselage skin & Cowling brackets
  • Center Fuselage - Total hours: 54

  • 11/05-2009 - Started preparing seat ribs
  • 20/05-2009 - Deburring seat ribs
  • 22/05-2009 - More center section rib work
  • 23/05-2009 - Matchdrilling center fuselage
  • 24/05-2009 - Deburring center fuselage parts
  • 29/05-2009 - Crotch Strap Brackets
  • 31/05-2009 - Aileron trim
  • 01/06-2009 - Primed center fuselage parts
  • 03/06-2009 - Riveting center fuselage, day 1
  • 09/06-2009 - Riveting center fuselage, day 2
  • 16/07-2015 - Began Roll bar construction
  • Forward Fuselage - Total hours: 293.5

  • 06/07-2009 - Longerons, day 1
  • 10/07-2009 - Longerons, day 2
  • 12/07-2009 - Joining center & aft fuselage
  • 13/07-2009 - Clecoed side skins
  • 20/07-2009 - Side skin conical bend, day 1
  • 25/07-2009 - Side skin conical bend, day 2
  • 26/07-2009 - Installed firewall
  • 28/07-2009 - Auxiliary Longerons
  • 19/09-2009 - Back at it…
  • 03/10-2009 - Making the F-684 Gussets
  • 11/10-2009 - F-7101 Gear Attach Webs
  • 31/10-2009 - F-796B Shims
  • 08/11-2009 - Rudder pedals
  • 05/12-2009 - Finished Rudder pedals
  • 09/12-2009 - Installing rudder pedal assembly
  • 28/12-2009 - Finished the rudder pedal assembly
  • 29/12-2009 - Floor stiffeners
  • 05/01-2010 - Baggage area
  • 08/01-2010 - Deburred baggage area ribs
  • 07/02-2010 - More deburring..
  • 02/05-2010 - Update!!
  • 13/06-2010 - Fuselage disassembly
  • 14/06-2010 - Countersunk LH longeron
  • 15/06-2010 - Finished preparing longerons
  • 16/06-2010 - Deburring aft fuselage
  • 26/06-2010 - Deburring side skins
  • 27/06-2010 - Primed side skins
  • 28/06-2010 - Small priming job
  • 13/07-2010 - Dimpled side skins
  • 25/07-2010 - Finetuning conical bends
  • 27/07-2010 - Cockpit floor final adjustments
  • 01/08-2010 - Riveting fuselage 1
  • 10/08-2010 - Riveting fuselage 2
  • 15/08-2010 - Riveting fuselage 3
  • 08/11-2010 - Riveting fuselage 4
  • 10/01-2011 - Drilling aft deck
  • 23/01-2011 - Gussets and brackets
  • 26/01-2011 - Finished preparing F-695 Gussets
  • 28/01-2011 - Primed F-695 Gussets
  • 14/03-2011 - Fuselage stand
  • 16/05-2011 - Fuselage top skins
  • 05/05-2015 - Forward covers
  • 06/05-2015 - Forward covers, day 2
  • 07/05-2015 - Fuel pump housing
  • 12/05-2015 - Fuel pump housing, day 2
  • 14/05-2015 - Fuel pump housing, day 3
  • 17/05-2015 - Lots of prep work!
  • 18/05-2015 - Priming fuselage top skins & forward covers
  • 19/05-2015 - Lots of nutplates
  • 27/05-2015 - Fuel pump tubing
  • 10/06-2015 - More fuel pump tubing
  • 21/06-2015 - Flap drive, day 1
  • 24/06-2015 - Flap drive, day 2
  • 27/06-2015 - Flap drive, day 3
  • 23/07-2015 - Roll bar construction, part 2
  • 29/07-2015 - Roll bar construction, part 3
  • 01/08-2015 - Roll bar construction, part 4
  • 16/08-2015 - Roll bar installation
  • 21/09-2015 - Instrument panel edge angle
  • 22/10-2015 - Canopy seal support angles
  • 26/10-2015 - Forward canopy decks
  • 12/11-2015 - Forward fuselage deburring
  • 17/11-2015 - Forward fuselage priming
  • 15/12-2015 - Canopy release & Mapbox
  • 15/03-2020 - Roll bar assy & aft fuselage fwd top skin
  • 23/06-2020 - Cowling brackets
  • Cabin - Total hours: 48.75

  • 23/05-2011 - Finishing baggage area panels
  • 02/06-2011 - Riveted baggage floor
  • 07/06-2011 - Baggage bulkhead nutplates
  • 19/07-2011 - Finished baggage bulkhead
  • 05/08-2011 - Baggage bulkhead priming
  • 17/04-2012 - Aft seat floors
  • 05/08-2012 - Forward seat floors
  • 08/08-2012 - Seat backs
  • 10/08-2012 - Seat backs, day 2
  • 12/08-2012 - Seat backs, day 3
  • 13/08-2012 - Seatback & floor riveting
  • Canopy - Total hours: 229.25

  • 22/11-2015 - Canopy release mechanism
  • 08/01-2016 - Primary canopy latch
  • 24/01-2016 - Primary canopy latch complete
  • 28/03-2016 - Forward canopy frame
  • 11/04-2016 - More canopy adjusting
  • 13/04-2016 - Canopy hinges
  • 27/05-2016 - Redoing canopy hinges
  • 30/05-2016 - Canopy aft channels
  • 09/06-2016 - Drilling hinges – again!
  • 15/06-2016 - Finished canopy frame parts
  • 17/06-2016 - Assembling canopy frame
  • 16/08-2016 - Cutting canopy, step 1
  • 19/03-2017 - Cutting canopy, step 2
  • 21/03-2017 - Canopy reinforcements
  • 20/05-2017 - Lots of canopy work..
  • 01/07-2017 - Final canopy trimming
  • 30/07-2017 - Canopy drilling
  • 30/08-2017 - Canopy fiberglass fairing
  • 03/09-2017 - Canopy fiberglass continued…
  • 26/09-2017 - Canopy fiberglass finished!