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29mm spacers for aligning rudder pedalsFL15 rubbing stripsradio panel trial fit
35mm film can spray gunFL15 rubbing strips bondedradio panel water-jet cut
3D Mouldings label in bonding areaFL18 hinge bracket alignment - first tryRe-bonding port wing TE
90mm spacer block for rudder pedal shaft alignmentFL18 hinge brackets on straight-edgere-doing spar hole layups
A bad layupFL18s re-positionedreaching into footwell
Abrading for BID under FL18sFL22 starboard alignmentRear upper fuselage holes marked
Access hole in cockpit module tunnelFlaprebate around tunnel slot for tie-bar
Access hole positions transferred insideFlap attachment bolt almost threadboundredundant cylinder shroud
access panel and support rib layupsflap cross-tube guide fittedRedux pre-bond thickness on port wing ribs
Adjusting height of wing slingflap hinge arrangementsRedux spread ready for wing skin bond
aft baffleFlap hinge clampRedux surplus after pre-bonding
Aft port wing pin socket pad shimmedFlap hinge plate alignment toolsRedux test piece
Aft wing pin socket padsFlap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3Redux test piece broken
Aft wing socket new hole - portflap pushrod clearance improvedRedux thickness on starboard rib flanges
aileron balance after paintingflap pushrod clearance problemregulator mounted on firewall
aileron balance after painting with dimension linesflap pushrod hole in tunnel bulkheadRelease film for wing skin pre-bonding
aileron balance after sanding undersidesFlap root extension inner layupsRemoving a bad top-hat layup
Aileron drive bolt alignmentFlap root extension outer layupsRemoving another bad top-hat layup
aileron fillingflap slot damage insideRemoving flap root extension former
Aligning flap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3flaps stored in cockpitResin pump calibration checks
alignment fixture for flap cross-tube guidefloxing vent pipe holesretract bungee re-fitted
alternator cable securedFlying but not in a Europaretract bungee secured
altimeter knob shaft extenderFoam supports carved to fit under footwell floorsRetract down-latch
AN970-3 washers modifiedForward socket heater clampretract lever fitted
Arbour press ram modificationForward wing socket bolts - portretract lever guide plate
attaching Belleville washer to spar cupForward wing socket bolts - starboardRetract lever holes
axle bolt lockwirefuel filler trial fittingRetract lever position
Bad and good airline connectorsFuel gauge sender headRetract lever slot cut
baggage bay - first edge layupsfuel hose routing in tunnelRetract lever slot marking-out
battery boxfuel hose with clip in tunnelRig tailplanes
battery box mouldFuel level sensor amplifierRight-angle adaptor for wing-leveller servo
battery isolator etc mountedFuel level sensor tee-pieceright-angle connector cover for wing leveller servo
battery strap sewingfuel line from flow sender to unionRouting out brown foam
Beam balance fine adjusterfuel line union at wheel wellRowland with hammer
blue foam for seat bases and battery box mouldfuel pipe from gascolator to pumprubbing blocks on tower
blue foam side stiffenerfuel pipe from pump to flow senderRudder bellcrank split-pins
Bonding clip for sight gauge tubingfuel pipe to gascolatorRudder cable turnbuckles installed aft
Bonding CS02 and CS03Fuel pipes from tank to selector valverudder deflection 2nd check
Bonding CS05 to CS03Fuel pump clearancerudder deflection first check
bonding fin tipfuel systemRudder flange damage
Bonding in FL18sFuel tank adaptorsrudder hung on clecos
bonding in flap cross-tube guidefuel tank C adaptor fittedRudder jig for sanding
Bonding in port wing horn boxesFuel valve trial assemblyRudder layup
Bonding on fuselage top mouldingfuel ventRudder port side filled
Bonding pitot/static tubing clipsfuselage centreline marksrudder pulley access covers
bonding shoot bolt guide in doorfuselage damage at flap cross-tubeRudder starboard side polished
bonding side stiffenersFuselage dollySagging filler
bonding studs to underside of tunnelfuselage hard-points for wing pin socketssanded through paint on starboard aiieron
bonding wing root fairingsfuselage in trailerSander for curved parts
Boring crank arm holefuselage levelling jigSanding filler on rudder
Both wings in garageFuselage on starboard sidesanding paint off underside of starboard aileron
Bottom fuselage half upside-downFuselage parked tail end insanding port aileron underside
bracket for fuel line unionfuselage ready to go into trailersanding through filler on starboard aileron
bracket formers from blue foamFuselage spar hole layupSandvik abrader
Bracket layups held in placeFuselage spar hole repairSatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
brake bolt lockwirefuselage top propped upScrew fouling rudder cable
Brake filler hole coverfuselage top upside down in garageScrew spacers for stiffnuts
Bridge to hold down tubing clipsFuselage trim linescrewcutting AN840-6D boss
brown foam cover for tie-bar tunnel slotFuselage upside-downseat base foam proposals
BT Research Labs Martlesham HeathFuselage winched out of trailerServo bellcrank relieved
Bulkhead location on fuselage top mouldinggap for upper bump stopServo cable clips
card template for aft bafflegaps in duct around coolersServo link rod fouling
card template for aft baffle unfoldedGarden shedServo link rod length
Carving flap root extension formergascolator hatch splash mouldingServo mount bolts safetied
Carving flap root extension formerGel coat drips & runsSetup for first aileron hinge hole
Carving flap root extension formerGel-coat trial finishshaping door handles
carving foam for starboard seat recessGel-coating ruddershelf cut out
Chamfer for tailwheel arm mountGPO Research Station Dollis Hillshoot bolt alignment
check tailplane torque tube levelHandle for lifting forward end of fuselageshoot bolt guides bonded
check XTW06 lineup for XTW15 bondingheadrest hole for wiresshoot bolt guides in door frame
Checking CS05 centre distanceheating resistors on aileron quick-connect bellcranksshort turnbuckle
Cleco sternpost in placeHeating resistors on wing pin socketsshortening FL15 cross-tube
clips retaining wires to fuel pump and flow sensorHolder for thinning FL11Sling for fuselage top moulding
clips securing brake linehole in stick base socket for wiressoft sanding block
Cockpit module bondingHoles in the wing skinSpar - bellcrank clearance
Cockpit module pre-bond inspection rigHorn-box recess enlargedspar guides
Cockpit module spar bush bondinghub and brake lockwirespar hole layups removed
Cockpit module trimmed and frettedInitial fit of fuselage top mouldingSplash layup temporary bonding
Cockpit module tunnel edges trimmedInstalling carb heat pipingSplash moulding for top of containment bulkhead
conduit for VHF comms antenna cableInstrument module brackets.Splash moulding on brackets
conduit hole in rear bulkheadInstrument module cutout for radio panelSpraying CS05 torque tubes
conduit on baggage-bay roofinstrument module inner flangestarboard aft baffle fitting
Conduit sleeves and tube clipsinstrument module ventilation holesstarboard baffle fitting
Containment bulkhead clearanceinstrument panels black anodizedstarboard baffle forward bend
Containment bulkhead sides bowedInstrument sub-panelStarboard wing conduit tryout
cooling duct final fittingIpswich airportStarboard wing on car roof bars
cooling duct fittedjig for thinning blue foamStarter wiring in baffle location
cooling duct marked for 2nd trimKeeping rudder pedals at neutralstick-top switch mount
cooling duct with first fit of sealskink in fin splash mouldingStraightedge on fin
cooling fanKit partsstrobe power supply mounted
cowl and propeller test assemblyLanding gear mount corrosionstuds bonded to underside of tunnel
cowl assembled with clecoslaser etched legendsTailplane alignment
Cowl first assemblylayup covering tie-bar tunnel slottailplane holders in trailer
cowl first trial fit on fuselagelayup filed back to expose Belleville washerTailplane outboard rib
cowl fit after trimminglayup for internal-corner conduit clipsTailplane pip pin recesses
cowl fittedlayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkheadTailplane tips
cowl fitted with clecoslayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkhead with peel-plytailwheel arm mount pad ground down
cowl fitted with temporary screwslevel fuselageTailwheel arm mount plywood stack
cowl overlap on fuselageLevelling fuselagetailwheel cables with turnbuckles
cowl trimming guide lineLG02 propped up to check cable clearanceTailwheel mount painted
cowl with propshaft holeLG02A profilingTank spacer layup
Crank arm clamped to CS03 for drillingLumps on wing top skinTank support layups
crowbar etc mountedmachining vacuum adaptortank vent assembly curing
CS04 clamped in positionmagneto lead feedthroughtank vent pipe to filler
CS04 shaped to fitMaking clips for stall-warner tubeTE support for sanding
CS10 pivot markingsMaking fuel tank adaptorsTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - first method
CS14 alignmentmaking internal-corner conduit clipsTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - second method
Cupboards for glass and resinMaking new top-hat layups between door framesThin patches on rudder root
Curing BID strips at rear of cockpit modulemaking protective cover for fuel level senderThin spots on rudder hinge vee
Curing tent over inverted fuselagemaking replica of LG frame for fitting firewallthrottle lever handle
Cutout for tailwheel arm mountmaking stick-top switch mount (1)tie-bar plywood brace bonding
Cutting away TE between aileron and flapmaking stick-top switch mount (2)Tools
Cutting back FL18Smaking stick-top switch mount (3)Top of containment bulkhead trimmed
Cutting out fuselage rear bulkheadmaking stick-top switch mount (4)Torque tube support
cutting semi-circular hole in baffleMaking support sleeves for wing conduitTP10 drill setup
Cutting trim slotsmaking tailwheel towing deviceTP10 drill setup
Dispenser bottle nozzlesMaking wooden handle for brake leverTP12 - TP10 trial fit
dolly hold-down nutplate locationsmanifold pressure restrictorTP14 split pins
door handle partsMark lower rear access hole positiontrail assembly of cooling duct
door handle trial assemblyMark Mod 77 bracket positiontrail fit of water radiator
door hinge gapMarking holes for LG01 top tube drillingtrailer floor rot
door hinge recesses maksedMarking out for fuel gauge sendertrailer pulley adrift
door hinges maskedmarking out for tailwheel tracks in trailertrailer pulley repair
door latch fittingmarking slot for flap actuator cross-tubeTrailer ramp gas springs
door pushrod angle slotMass-balance weights paintedtrailer spar clamp change
door pushrod tangsMilling the slot in the rudder cable guidestrailer stuff moved out to get at wings
door rebate impressionsMinitool jigsaw blade clamp modificationtrailer winch rope fairlead fitting
doors fittedModel aeroplanestrailer winch rope fairlead on frame
doors hingedModified irontrailer winch rope fairlead on spar support
Double marking of holes in cockpit moduleModify rear bulkhead for Mod 77trailer winch wire rope clamp
Double tube clip materialmount for Airbox Aware 5trailer winch wire rope route
Dowel roller for inside wing repairmoving fuselage to rigging dollytrailer wing dolly restraints
Drill CS17Neville Eyre's cowltrailer wiring clear of winch rope
Drill TP10New peel-ply roll mounttransponder installation
Drilling pushrod ends using vee-blocksnew shoot bolt holetransponder loom lacing
Drilling the torque tube hole in the seat facenutplates for dolly screwstrial fit of cooling duct
duct side puzzleodyssey batterytrial fit of engine to fuselage
duct sides versus templateoffering engine to fuselagetrial fit of oil cooler
duct-tape masking for aileron bellcrank pad bondingoil pipe routing testtrial fit of silencer
Dummy pitot-static mastOne-cup resin balanceTrial hole for transponder head
Dummy TS05Outriggertrial of seal on duct side
Dynon D2 & Airbox Aware 5 mountedover-centre test bossestrial setting of wing incidence
electrical items on firewalloverflow bottle mountedtrial setting of wing incidence 2
electrical wiring on firewall itemsoverflow bottle strapTrim and anti-servo tab
Engine alignment checkoverhead panel bracket layupTubing clip bond failure
engine on craneoverhead panel bracketstunnel slot for tie-bar
engine without shroudoverhead panel fittedTurnbuckles fitted forward and rubbing on floor
Enlarged gate for traileroverhead panel layupturning down AN840-6D boss
Enlarging aileron hinge screw holespainting flap hangerstyre clearance
EURO29 bolt differencespanel holes for warning lightsunderside of starboard aileron with paint and filler sanded off
EURO29 bolts lock-wiredparting off stepped washerUnidentified objects in fuel tank
exhaust hole in cowlparts sprayed whiteUnsatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
F18 filler neck BID strapsParts spread out on lawnupper bump stop
F18 filler neck fittedPitot-static mast connexionUSB outlet on main panel
F18 foam spacerpitot-static systemvacuum port adaptors
F18 foam spacer fittedPitot-static tubing connectorsvacuum pump pad cover
F33 door latch cover trimmingPlastic bottlesvacuum system
Failed bond on flap root extensionplastic conduit through baggage bayvent hardware trial fitting
failed funnel flatteningplastic tub for flap cross-tube guideVoid between rib and bottom skin
Filing CS09Aplenum chamberW35 gussets on tie-bar
Filing down CS07/CS08plotting trim link rod pathwater pipe routing test
filing engine mount weld filletpoor sewing on battery strapwater trap adaptors
filling trim link slotport aileron balance after sanding undersideWeekend Workshop
fin splash moulding taped in placePort aileron bellcrank mountWeights for wing skin bonding
fin tip flanges trimmedPort flap aligned with aileronWet sanding with guide coat
Fin wedged openport flap BID patchWing conduit installation
final fit of cooling ductPort flap clamped to templateWing fairing protector
Finger strainers and tank adaptorsport flap filledWing leveller servo mounted
Finishing rudder port sidePort tip flange misalignmentWing on table for pin fitting
Finishing rudder tipPort wing aileron bellcrankWing pin fitting
fire extinguisher mountedPort wing aileron closeout cutawayWing rear closeout spacer
fire extinguisher re-fitPort wing on flap templateWing repair completed
firesleeve on firewall feed-throughPort wing skin pre-bondingWing skin bonded
firewall pass-through from M8 boltPort wing skin slotted to clear tip flange misalignmentWing skin cut away for repair
firewall pass-through made from jam funnelPort wing tilted onto LEWing slings
firewall templatesPosition sternpost holewing socket hardpoint layups 1
firewall wire bundle testPositioning CS09Wing TE aileron closeout trimming
first plan of items on firewallPotential control restrictionWing tip support
first successful wing rigpower distribution terminalsWings first pinned together
first trim of cooling ductPreparing for spar bush bondingwingtip to wingtip string test
Fit trim servopreparing to sand starboard aileronwingtip to wingtip string test 2
Fitting fuel valve mounting plateprop drive dowels safety-wiredwirebook
Fitting fuselage rear bulkheadprop stored in garageWitness marks on CS22 & CS23
Fitting Mod 70 rubbing stripspropeller brush bracket checkWooden block for rudder hinge vee
fitting tailwheel tracks in trailerPropeller deliveryXTW06 alignment
Fitting trailer floorpulley mount trialXTW06 alignment template
fitting vent hardware to F18Radio and intercomXTW15 magnetic retainer
FL15 paint removedradio panel instruments trial fit
FL15 rubbing strip positionradio panel populated

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