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Feb 8, 2011 - Mounted and braced firewall on forward fuselage bottom.  Laser ensures firewall centered and perpendicular.
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Feb 8. 2011 - Aligned firewall with front edge of floor pan, drilled and cleco-ed.  Plans call for 13 degree back slope.
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Feb 13, 2011 - Clamped engine mount support bracket to back of firewall, then clamped top front longeron to the bracket.
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Feb 13, 2011 - Top front longeron preliminary leveled and clamped to rear side skin.
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Feb 15, 2011 - Drilled engine mount support brackets, and bolted to firewall with AN6 (3/8") bolt.
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Feb 15, 2011 - Drilled secondary bolt location (AN4) through bracket and firewall.
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Mar 11, 2011 - Moved fuselage from work table to steel beams on saw horses.
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Mar 12, 2011 - Drilled, primed, and painted top engine mounting brackets.  Drilled matching holes in top forward longerons, and bolted together using AN3.
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Mar 14, 2011 - Installed Rear Frame Channel.  Drilled and cleco-ed to floor.
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Mar 17, 2011 -Rear Frame Channel with Rear Spar Attachment plate installed.  Required to make cutout in side skin for fit.
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Mar 21, 2011 - Upper Rear Seat Support ans gusset installed.
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Mar 22, 2011 - Panel positioned across longerons.
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Mar 22, 2011 - Proposed panel avionics.
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Mar 23, 2011 - Marked and drilled main gear mounting brackets.
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Mar 23, 2011 - Main gear brackets drilled and cleco-ed to main gear channel.  More holes will be drilled when side skin & internal bracing is added.
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Mar 26, 2011 - Went to Shelbyville Airport to visit with Dave Gardea, who is building a Zenith 601/650.  He is using a Corvair engine,  FAA inspection scheduled for April 1.
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Mar 29, 2011 - Fitting forward side skin to fuselage.  More adjustments are needed to make sure everything lines up OK.
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Mar 29, 2011 - View of future cockpit area.

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