Sunday, December 28, 2008

Plenum creation

Lined up with cowling

Finished product less center screws
Preparing to join snout halves
Time to trim
Inside of foam mold

Removing halves
Just needs to be trimmed

Glassed left side 17Jan09

Beautiful job.

Glased 1/2 of top side 15Jan09

Glassed unside of snouts.

Masking around engine components
Covering foam with drywall compound to fill holes
in foam prior to waxing with a mold release.

Shaping Inlets.
Starting to shape foam.
Removing forms.
Fun stuff.

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

6-Pack rudder bell crank

Done -removing foil and stipple.

Added some carbon fiber.

Prep for engine side glassing.

Over did the glass work.

Sunday, December 7, 2008

Sitting in the Q200

Sanding back of magneto box for glassing
larger cut-out for B&C starter.
First time for Kristi in the plane.
Kevin & Kristi making engine noises.
First time for Kevin in probably 10 years.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Man power to install engine to check clearances.
Jeff, Kyle, Darrell & Mati
First cut into firewall for starter clearance.
New B&C starter installed.
Savings is 4.3 pounds between starter and idle gear.

Installing new gasket.

Removal of the needle bearing for B&C starter.

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Bent C antenna

I made this Bent C antenna just in case
the one in the tail doesn't work well.