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Dec 2, 2012 - Installed Molex connector and ran 16 ga. wire for flap motor.
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Dec 7, 2012 - Removed flap control torque tube and  mechanism,and prime painted the parts.
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Dec 8, 2012 - Installed rubber grommets in side skins.
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Dec 9, 2012 - Installed nylon fairleads in side skin for aileron control cables.
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Dec 10, 2012 - Installed fairleads in side skin for aileron control cables.
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Dec 10, 2012 - Installing two static ports, one of each side of fuselage.
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Dec 10, 2012 - Port protrudes through 1/4 in. hole in side skin.  Held in place with two 3/32 in. rivets.
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Dec 11, 2012 - Front side skins clecoed, ready for riveting.
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Dec 11, 2012 - View of inside with skins and support structure primer painted.
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Dec 12, 2012 - Static air tubing routed back under baggage floor.  Tee will be insert to run to static ports on either side.
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Dec 13, 2012 - Bolted main gear brackets to fuselage (left side bracket).
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Dec 14, 2012 - Both side skins all riveted.
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Dec 14, 2012 - Both seat supports riveted.
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Dec 14, 2012 - Both steps riveted to fusleage.  Fairlings will be riveted later.
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Dec 18, 2012 - Hoisting fuselage to removed 12 ft. beams used during building process.
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Dec 18, 2012 - Beams removed.  Set back on two sawhorses.
Dec 18, 2012 - Installed 52 additional rivets in bottom there were not accessible when beams were in place.
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Dec 20, 2012 - Cutting dimples in main gear legs where the attach bolts will be.   Due to taper in fuselage, bolts are at an angle to each other.
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Dec 21, 2012 - Heavy extrusion drilled and tapered.  This will become the bottom mounting bar for the main gear.
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Dec 21, 2012 - Heavy extrusion drilled and tapered.  This will become the bottom mounting bar for the main gear.
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Dec 21, 2012 - Wheels and brake calipes installed on main gear legs.
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Dec 23, 2012 - Nose wheel installed.
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Dec 23, 2012 - Main gear installed. Looking like an airplane.  Tail still supported due to lack of engine weight.
   

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