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29mm spacers for aligning rudder pedalsFL15 paint removedradio panel instruments trial fit
35mm film can spray gunFL15 rubbing strip positionradio panel populated
3D Mouldings label in bonding areaFL15 rubbing stripsradio panel trial fit
90mm spacer block for rudder pedal shaft alignmentFL15 rubbing strips bondedradio panel water-jet cut
A bad layupFL18 hinge bracket alignment - first tryRe-bonding port wing TE
Abrading for BID under FL18sFL18 hinge brackets on straight-edgere-doing spar hole layups
Access hole in cockpit module tunnelFL18s re-positionedreaching into footwell
Access hole positions transferred insideFL22 starboard alignmentRear upper fuselage holes marked
access panel and support rib layupsFlaprebate around tunnel slot for tie-bar
Adjusting height of wing slingFlap attachment bolt almost threadboundredundant cylinder shroud
aft baffleflap cross-tube guide fittedRedux pre-bond thickness on port wing ribs
Aft port wing pin socket pad shimmedflap hinge arrangementsRedux spread ready for wing skin bond
Aft wing pin socket padsFlap hinge clampRedux surplus after pre-bonding
Aft wing socket new hole - portFlap hinge plate alignment toolsRedux test piece
aileron balance after paintingFlap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3Redux test piece broken
Aileron drive bolt alignmentflap pushrod clearance improvedRedux thickness on starboard rib flanges
aileron fillingflap pushrod clearance problemregulator mounted on firewall
Aligning flap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3flap pushrod hole in tunnel bulkheadRelease film for wing skin pre-bonding
alignment fixture for flap cross-tube guideFlap root extension inner layupsRemoving a bad top-hat layup
alternator cable securedFlap root extension outer layupsRemoving another bad top-hat layup
altimeter knob shaft extenderflap slot damage insideRemoving flap root extension former
AN970-3 washers modifiedfloxing vent pipe holesResin pump calibration checks
Arbour press ram modificationFlying but not in a Europaretract bungee re-fitted
attaching Belleville washer to spar cupFoam supports carved to fit under footwell floorsretract bungee secured
axle bolt lockwireForward socket heater clampRetract down-latch
Bad and good airline connectorsForward wing socket bolts - portretract lever fitted
baggage bay - first edge layupsForward wing socket bolts - starboardretract lever guide plate
battery boxfuel filler trial fittingRetract lever holes
battery box mouldFuel gauge sender headRetract lever position
battery isolator etc mountedfuel hose routing in tunnelRetract lever slot cut
battery strap sewingfuel hose with clip in tunnelRetract lever slot marking-out
Beam balance fine adjusterFuel level sensor amplifierRig tailplanes
blue foam for seat bases and battery box mouldFuel level sensor tee-pieceRight-angle adaptor for wing-leveller servo
blue foam side stiffenerfuel line from flow sender to unionright-angle connector cover for wing leveller servo
Bonding clip for sight gauge tubingfuel line union at wheel wellRouting out brown foam
Bonding CS02 and CS03fuel pipe from gascolator to pumpRowland with hammer
Bonding CS05 to CS03fuel pipe from pump to flow senderrubbing blocks on tower
bonding fin tipfuel pipe to gascolatorRudder bellcrank split-pins
Bonding in FL18sFuel pipes from tank to selector valveRudder cable turnbuckles installed aft
bonding in flap cross-tube guideFuel pump clearancerudder deflection 2nd check
Bonding in port wing horn boxesfuel systemrudder deflection first check
Bonding on fuselage top mouldingFuel tank adaptorsRudder flange damage
Bonding pitot/static tubing clipsfuel tank C adaptor fittedrudder hung on clecos
bonding shoot bolt guide in doorFuel valve trial assemblyRudder jig for sanding
bonding side stiffenersfuel ventRudder layup
bonding studs to underside of tunnelfuselage centreline marksRudder port side filled
bonding wing root fairingsfuselage damage at flap cross-tuberudder pulley access covers
Boring crank arm holeFuselage dollyRudder starboard side polished
Both wings in garagefuselage hard-points for wing pin socketsSagging filler
Bottom fuselage half upside-downfuselage in trailerSander for curved parts
bracket for fuel line unionfuselage levelling jigSanding filler on rudder
bracket formers from blue foamFuselage on starboard sideSandvik abrader
Bracket layups held in placeFuselage parked tail end inSatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
brake bolt lockwirefuselage ready to go into trailerScrew fouling rudder cable
Brake filler hole coverFuselage spar hole layupScrew spacers for stiffnuts
Bridge to hold down tubing clipsFuselage spar hole repairscrewcutting AN840-6D boss
brown foam cover for tie-bar tunnel slotfuselage top propped upseat base foam proposals
BT Research Labs Martlesham Heathfuselage top upside down in garageServo bellcrank relieved
Bulkhead location on fuselage top mouldingFuselage trim lineServo cable clips
card template for aft baffleFuselage upside-downServo link rod fouling
card template for aft baffle unfoldedFuselage winched out of trailerServo link rod length
Carving flap root extension formergap for upper bump stopServo mount bolts safetied
Carving flap root extension formergaps in duct around coolersSetup for first aileron hinge hole
Carving flap root extension formerGarden shedshaping door handles
carving foam for starboard seat recessgascolator hatch splash mouldingshelf cut out
Chamfer for tailwheel arm mountGel coat drips & runsshoot bolt alignment
check tailplane torque tube levelGel-coat trial finishshoot bolt guides bonded
check XTW06 lineup for XTW15 bondingGel-coating ruddershoot bolt guides in door frame
Checking CS05 centre distanceGPO Research Station Dollis Hillshort turnbuckle
Cleco sternpost in placeHandle for lifting forward end of fuselageshortening FL15 cross-tube
clips retaining wires to fuel pump and flow sensorheadrest hole for wiresSling for fuselage top moulding
clips securing brake lineheating resistors on aileron quick-connect bellcranksSpar - bellcrank clearance
Cockpit module bondingHeating resistors on wing pin socketsspar guides
Cockpit module pre-bond inspection rigHolder for thinning FL11spar hole layups removed
Cockpit module spar bush bondinghole in stick base socket for wiresSplash layup temporary bonding
Cockpit module trimmed and frettedHoles in the wing skinSplash moulding for top of containment bulkhead
Cockpit module tunnel edges trimmedHorn-box recess enlargedSplash moulding on brackets
conduit for VHF comms antenna cablehub and brake lockwireSpraying CS05 torque tubes
conduit hole in rear bulkheadInitial fit of fuselage top mouldingstarboard aft baffle fitting
conduit on baggage-bay roofInstalling carb heat pipingstarboard baffle fitting
Conduit sleeves and tube clipsInstrument module brackets.starboard baffle forward bend
Containment bulkhead clearanceInstrument module cutout for radio panelStarboard wing conduit tryout
Containment bulkhead sides bowedinstrument module inner flangeStarboard wing on car roof bars
cooling duct final fittinginstrument module ventilation holesStarter wiring in baffle location
cooling duct fittedinstrument panels black anodizedstick-top switch mount
cooling duct marked for 2nd trimInstrument sub-panelStraightedge on fin
cooling duct with first fit of sealsIpswich airportstrobe power supply mounted
cooling fanjig for thinning blue foamstuds bonded to underside of tunnel
cowl and propeller test assemblyKeeping rudder pedals at neutralTailplane alignment
cowl assembled with clecoskink in fin splash mouldingtailplane holders in trailer
Cowl first assemblyKit partsTailplane outboard rib
cowl first trial fit on fuselageLanding gear mount corrosionTailplane pip pin recesses
cowl fit after trimminglaser etched legendsTailplane tips
cowl fittedlayup covering tie-bar tunnel slottailwheel arm mount pad ground down
cowl fitted with clecoslayup filed back to expose Belleville washerTailwheel arm mount plywood stack
cowl fitted with temporary screwslayup for internal-corner conduit clipstailwheel cables with turnbuckles
cowl overlap on fuselagelayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkheadTailwheel mount painted
cowl trimming guide linelayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkhead with peel-plyTank spacer layup
cowl with propshaft holelevel fuselageTank support layups
Crank arm clamped to CS03 for drillingLevelling fuselagetank vent assembly curing
crowbar etc mountedLG02 propped up to check cable clearancetank vent pipe to filler
CS04 clamped in positionLG02A profilingTE support for sanding
CS04 shaped to fitLumps on wing top skinTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - first method
CS10 pivot markingsmachining vacuum adaptorTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - second method
CS14 alignmentmagneto lead feedthroughThin patches on rudder root
Cupboards for glass and resinMaking clips for stall-warner tubeThin spots on rudder hinge vee
Curing BID strips at rear of cockpit moduleMaking fuel tank adaptorsthrottle lever handle
Curing tent over inverted fuselagemaking internal-corner conduit clipstie-bar plywood brace bonding
Cutout for tailwheel arm mountMaking new top-hat layups between door framesTools
Cutting away TE between aileron and flapmaking replica of LG frame for fitting firewallTop of containment bulkhead trimmed
Cutting back FL18Smaking stick-top switch mount (1)Torque tube support
Cutting out fuselage rear bulkheadmaking stick-top switch mount (2)TP10 drill setup
cutting semi-circular hole in bafflemaking stick-top switch mount (3)TP10 drill setup
Cutting trim slotsmaking stick-top switch mount (4)TP12 - TP10 trial fit
Dispenser bottle nozzlesMaking support sleeves for wing conduitTP14 split pins
dolly hold-down nutplate locationsmaking tailwheel towing devicetrail assembly of cooling duct
door handle partsMaking wooden handle for brake levertrail fit of water radiator
door handle trial assemblymanifold pressure restrictortrailer floor rot
door hinge gapMark lower rear access hole positiontrailer pulley adrift
door hinge recesses maksedMark Mod 77 bracket positiontrailer pulley repair
door hinges maskedMarking holes for LG01 top tube drillingTrailer ramp gas springs
door latch fittingMarking out for fuel gauge sendertrailer spar clamp change
door pushrod angle slotmarking out for tailwheel tracks in trailertrailer stuff moved out to get at wings
door pushrod tangsmarking slot for flap actuator cross-tubetrailer winch rope fairlead fitting
door rebate impressionsMass-balance weights paintedtrailer winch rope fairlead on frame
doors fittedMilling the slot in the rudder cable guidestrailer winch rope fairlead on spar support
doors hingedMinitool jigsaw blade clamp modificationtrailer winch wire rope clamp
Double marking of holes in cockpit moduleModel aeroplanestrailer winch wire rope route
Double tube clip materialModified irontrailer wing dolly restraints
Dowel roller for inside wing repairModify rear bulkhead for Mod 77trailer wiring clear of winch rope
Drill CS17mount for Airbox Aware 5transponder installation
Drill TP10moving fuselage to rigging dollytransponder loom lacing
Drilling pushrod ends using vee-blocksNeville Eyre's cowltrial fit of cooling duct
Drilling the torque tube hole in the seat faceNew peel-ply roll mounttrial fit of engine to fuselage
duct side puzzlenew shoot bolt holetrial fit of oil cooler
duct sides versus templatenutplates for dolly screwstrial fit of silencer
duct-tape masking for aileron bellcrank pad bondingodyssey batteryTrial hole for transponder head
Dummy pitot-static mastoffering engine to fuselagetrial of seal on duct side
Dummy TS05oil pipe routing testtrial setting of wing incidence
Dynon D2 & Airbox Aware 5 mountedOne-cup resin balancetrial setting of wing incidence 2
electrical items on firewallOutriggerTrim and anti-servo tab
electrical wiring on firewall itemsover-centre test bossesTubing clip bond failure
Engine alignment checkoverflow bottle mountedtunnel slot for tie-bar
engine on craneoverflow bottle strapTurnbuckles fitted forward and rubbing on floor
engine without shroudoverhead panel bracket layupturning down AN840-6D boss
Enlarged gate for traileroverhead panel bracketstyre clearance
Enlarging aileron hinge screw holesoverhead panel fittedUnidentified objects in fuel tank
EURO29 bolt differencesoverhead panel layupUnsatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
EURO29 bolts lock-wiredpainting flap hangersupper bump stop
exhaust hole in cowlpanel holes for warning lightsUSB outlet on main panel
F18 filler neck BID strapsparting off stepped washervacuum port adaptors
F18 filler neck fittedparts sprayed whitevacuum pump pad cover
F18 foam spacerParts spread out on lawnvacuum system
F18 foam spacer fittedPitot-static mast connexionvent hardware trial fitting
F33 door latch cover trimmingpitot-static systemVoid between rib and bottom skin
Failed bond on flap root extensionPitot-static tubing connectorsW35 gussets on tie-bar
failed funnel flatteningPlastic bottleswater pipe routing test
Filing CS09Aplastic conduit through baggage baywater trap adaptors
Filing down CS07/CS08plastic tub for flap cross-tube guideWeekend Workshop
filing engine mount weld filletplenum chamberWeights for wing skin bonding
filling trim link slotplotting trim link rod pathWet sanding with guide coat
fin splash moulding taped in placepoor sewing on battery strapWing conduit installation
fin tip flanges trimmedPort aileron bellcrank mountWing fairing protector
Fin wedged openPort flap aligned with aileronWing leveller servo mounted
final fit of cooling ductport flap BID patchWing on table for pin fitting
Finger strainers and tank adaptorsPort flap clamped to templateWing pin fitting
Finishing rudder port sideport flap filledWing rear closeout spacer
Finishing rudder tipPort tip flange misalignmentWing repair completed
fire extinguisher mountedPort wing aileron bellcrankWing skin bonded
fire extinguisher re-fitPort wing aileron closeout cutawayWing skin cut away for repair
firesleeve on firewall feed-throughPort wing on flap templateWing slings
firewall pass-through from M8 boltPort wing skin pre-bondingwing socket hardpoint layups 1
firewall pass-through made from jam funnelPort wing skin slotted to clear tip flange misalignmentWing TE aileron closeout trimming
firewall templatesPort wing tilted onto LEWing tip support
firewall wire bundle testPosition sternpost holeWings first pinned together
first plan of items on firewallPositioning CS09wingtip to wingtip string test
first successful wing rigPotential control restrictionwingtip to wingtip string test 2
first trim of cooling ductpower distribution terminalswirebook
Fit trim servoPreparing for spar bush bondingWitness marks on CS22 & CS23
Fitting fuel valve mounting plateprop drive dowels safety-wiredWooden block for rudder hinge vee
Fitting fuselage rear bulkheadprop stored in garageXTW06 alignment
Fitting Mod 70 rubbing stripspropeller brush bracket checkXTW06 alignment template
fitting tailwheel tracks in trailerPropeller deliveryXTW15 magnetic retainer
Fitting trailer floorpulley mount trial
fitting vent hardware to F18Radio and intercom

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