Research

Van’s light box kit #4

I wrapped up the light box build this afternoon as a means to try staying up and get back into this timezone. I had to buck flush rivets, and boy, it was difficult.

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Research

Van’s light box kit #3

I got an hour in trying to finish up the light box. Made some good progress and got to work with universal heads for the first time. Not pretty, but definitely fun!

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Research

Van’s toolbox practice kits #1

Tonight we started the Van’s toolbox practice kits. Nico, Giacomo, and Isaac were all part of the fun. I also did a bit of rearranging after installing some wall mount hangars.

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Research

Van’s light box kit #1

Got started with the light box practice kit in earnest this evening. There is a nice variety of tasks in this project. From nut plates to countersinking, it looks like I’m going to try a bunch of different skills.

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Wings

wrapping up inventory check

who loves counting AN3-6 screws? this guy! Jack and I spent the morning wrapping up the inventory check. Overall I would say it was a successful pack job by Vans, and although there are a few minor corrections, there are no show stoppers to getting going this week!

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Wings

wing kit delivered!

The day had finally arrived, and the anticipation of the arrival did not disappointment. It was a nice day of spending time with friends, unpacking the biggest Christmas present ever, and making some progress on the inventory work.

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