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May 26, 2011 - After mounting the original front side skins, I did not like the fit or alignment.  After contacting Zenith Aircraft, they sent me new front side skins.
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June 24, 2011 - Been wrestling with getting the side skins to align properly and get pre-drilled holes to line up with various components.  Hopefully, locking in the gear channel area will help.  Marking location of cutout in bottom of side skins for main gear channel.
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June 24, 2011 - Main gear channel cutout in bottom front of right side skin.
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June 24, 2011 - Side skins in place with cutout fitting nicely over main gear support bracket.
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July 13, 2011 - Pre-installed gusset between floor & side skin.  Lies between center spar (left) and main gear channel (right).
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July 13, 2011 - Rear Wing Uprights for center spar support need trimmed to fit.
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July 13, 2011 - Rear Wing Upright for right side trimmed.  The new Front Wing Uprights supplied with the wing upgrade kit did not require trimming.
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July 13, 2011 - Rear and Front Wing Uprights clamped to center spar (pilot side).
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July 13, 2011 - Top of center spar Wing Uprights trimmed to fit under top longeron.
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July 13, 2011 - Bottom of Rear Wing Upright against center spar.  This is covering a third bolt hole location that will need to be drilled in upright.
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July 14, 2011 - Drilled center spar Wing Uprights to side skins.
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July 14, 2011 - Installed main gear vertical supports.
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July 14, 2011 - Inside view of main gear vertical supports, and gussets tying them to the top longeron.
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July 17, 2011 - Part of the wing upgrade package is this doubler plate for the Wing Uprights.
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July 17, 2011 - The doubler is installed on the outside of the fuselage, tying the Wing Uprights to the top longerons, and strengthening the outer skin.
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July 17, 2011 - Wing Upright Doubler installed on right side.
   

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