Wings

Left Flap Assembly

With a few days until heading out to Alaska, it was time to start doing final assembly on the flaps. This post recaps what I was able to do before heading north for work. Enjoy!

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Wings

Flap Priming Day!

Another month, another priming day! This time it’s for the flaps, and with Sam’s help we were able to do it in the fastest priming session ever! Read on for a quick re-cap!

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Fuselage

Fuselage Inventory

It was time to conquer the Inventory. Over a week, and with lots of help, I was able to get my inventory check complete. Read on for the quick recap.

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Wings

Flaps – part 2

Outside of the wonderful Oshkosh trip (post coming soon), and the work to get the Velocity in a stable condition, I was able to get

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Velocity N7779X

Velocity Adventures!

Well…I’ve got a new plane!!! I know crazy right? Building one, and then buying another? There’s a reason..I promise (Pilot’s can justify anything). Check out this post to catch up on what’s been distracting me from my RV build. Aircraft fun, is aircraft fun, so if you enjoy a long read, this one is for you!

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Wings

Aileron Final Assembly!

With the help of my son Giacomo (and his skinny arms!) we were able to get the tough riveting done, and it was smooth sailing from there. Ailerons are done! Read of for details.

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Wings

Aileron Assembly Part 1

Over a few long sessions I’ve gotten a lot of work done on the Aileron Assembly. As far as I can get solo. Read on to see the progress and what it’ll take to get the next steps done.

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Wings

Aileron Gap Fairings Installed

Moving right along, Aileron Gap Fairings are now installed. Read on for a quick recap and the resolution to the SB rivet conflict discovered during bracket install.

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