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29mm spacers for aligning rudder pedalsflap cross-tube guide fittedre-doing spar hole layups
35mm film can spray gunflap hinge arrangementsre-hanging engine
3D Mouldings label in bonding areaFlap hinge clampreaching into footwell
90mm spacer block for rudder pedal shaft alignmentFlap hinge plate alignment toolsRear upper fuselage holes marked
A bad layupFlap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3rebate around tunnel slot for tie-bar
Abrading for BID under FL18sflap pushrod clearance improvedredundant cylinder shroud
abrasion hazards to C04 water hoseflap pushrod clearance problemRedux pre-bond thickness on port wing ribs
abrasion protection for C04 water hoseflap pushrod hole in tunnel bulkheadRedux spread ready for wing skin bond
abrasion protection for C04 water hoseFlap root extension inner layupsRedux surplus after pre-bonding
Access hole in cockpit module tunnelFlap root extension outer layupsRedux test piece
Access hole positions transferred insideflap slot damage insideRedux test piece broken
access panel and support rib layupsflaps stored in cockpitRedux thickness on starboard rib flanges
Adjusting height of wing slingFlettner strips bonded to tabsregulator mounted on firewall
aft bafflefloxing vent pipe holesRelease film for wing skin pre-bonding
Aft baffle fuel hose slot changedFlying but not in a EuropaRemoving a bad top-hat layup
Aft port wing pin socket pad shimmedFoam supports carved to fit under footwell floorsRemoving another bad top-hat layup
Aft wing pin socket padsForward socket heater clampremoving engine
Aft wing socket new hole - portForward wing socket bolts - portremoving engine mount fixings
aileron balance after paintingForward wing socket bolts - starboardRemoving flap root extension former
aileron balance after painting with dimension linesFuel elbow adjustedremoving old connectors from fuel filler
aileron balance after sanding undersidesfuel filler trial fittingremoving old connectors from fuel filler
aileron balance check after paint removalFuel gauge sender headResin pump calibration checks
aileron balance check after paint removalfuel hose clearance from engine mountRestrictor hose with firesleeve
aileron balancing after 2nd paintingfuel hose firewall fitting mockupretract bungee re-fitted
Aileron drive bolt alignmentfuel hose in tunnelretract bungee secured
aileron fillingfuel hose marked for cutting at firewallRetract down-latch
Aligning flap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3fuel hose protection on aft baffleretract lever fitted
alignment fixture for flap cross-tube guidefuel hose protection on aft baffle - wrong sizeretract lever guide plate
alternator cable securedfuel hose routing in tunnelRetract lever holes
altimeter knob shaft extenderfuel hose with clip in tunnelRetract lever position
AN970-3 washers modifiedfuel hose, tunnel to firewallRetract lever slot cut
anchor nuts for baffle fixingfuel hoses with firesleeveRetract lever slot marking-out
anchor nuts for cooler bafflesFuel level sensor amplifierRig tailplanes
Arbour press ram modificationfuel level sensor cover fittedRight-angle adaptor for wing-leveller servo
attaching Belleville washer to spar cupFuel level sensor tee-pieceright-angle connector cover for wing leveller servo
axle bolt lockwirefuel line from flow sender to unionRouting out brown foam
Bad and good airline connectorsfuel line union at wheel wellRowland with hammer
baffle clearance at oil tankfuel pipe from gascolator to pumpRTV around firewall
baffle clearance from oil hosesfuel pipe from pump to flow senderRTV around firewall
baffle clearance from oil tank elbowfuel pipe to gascolatorrubber parts of rudder shaft seal
baffle clearance from water hoseFuel pipes from tank to selector valverubbing blocks on tower
baffle edge sealsFuel pump clearanceRudder bellcrank split-pins
baffle for gap between radiator and oil coolerFuel pump hoses with firesleeve re-alignedrudder cable seal port
baggage bay - first edge layupsfuel return firewall fitting completedrudder cable seal starboard
battery boxFuel return hose with firesleeveRudder cable turnbuckles installed aft
battery box mouldfuel return line in cockpitrudder crank firewall relief marking
battery isolator etc mountedfuel return restrictorrudder deflection 2nd check
battery strap sewingfuel systemrudder deflection first check
Beam balance fine adjusterFuel tank adaptorsRudder flange damage
blue foam for seat bases and battery box mouldfuel tank C adaptor fittedrudder hung on clecos
blue foam side stiffenerFuel valve trial assemblyRudder jig for sanding
Bonding clip for sight gauge tubingfuel ventRudder layup
Bonding CS02 and CS03fuselage centreline marksRudder port side filled
Bonding CS05 to CS03fuselage damage at flap cross-tuberudder pulley access covers
bonding fin tipFuselage dollyrudder shaft seal fixings
bonding Flettner strips to tabsfuselage hard-points for wing pin socketsrudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding in FL18sfuselage in trailerrudder shaft seal fixings
bonding in flap cross-tube guidefuselage levelling jigrudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding in port wing horn boxesFuselage on starboard siderudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding on fuselage top mouldingFuselage parked tail end inrudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding pitot/static tubing clipsfuselage ready to go into trailerrudder shaft seal fixings
bonding shoot bolt guide in doorFuselage spar hole layupRudder shaft seals fitted
bonding side stiffenersFuselage spar hole repairRudder starboard side polished
bonding studs to underside of tunnelfuselage top propped upSagging filler
bonding wing root fairingsfuselage top upside down in garagesanded through paint on starboard aiieron
Boring crank arm holeFuselage trim lineSander for curved parts
Both wings in garageFuselage upside-downSanding filler on rudder
Bottom fuselage half upside-downFuselage winched out of trailersanding paint off stbd aileron upper surface
Bowden cable protectiongap at bottom of oil coolersanding paint off underside of starboard aileron
Bowden cable protectiongap between cooling duct and cowlsanding port aileron underside
Bowden cable protection on aft bafflegap between radiator and oil coolersanding port aileron upper side
bracket for fuel line uniongap for upper bump stopsanding through filler on starboard aileron
bracket formers from blue foamgaps in duct around coolersSandvik abrader
Bracket layups held in placeGarden shedSatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
brake bolt lockwiregascolator hatch splash mouldingScrew fouling rudder cable
Brake filler hole coverGel coat drips & runsScrew spacers for stiffnuts
Bridge to hold down tubing clipsGel-coat trial finishscrewcutting AN840-6D boss
brown foam cover for tie-bar tunnel slotGel-coating rudderseals around oil hoses
BT Research Labs Martlesham Heathgetting ready to fill tailplaneseat base foam proposals
Bulkhead location on fuselage top mouldingGPO Research Station Dollis HillServo bellcrank relieved
bush for Dremel cutoff wheelHandle for lifting forward end of fuselageServo cable clips
C04 water hose and air filter foulingheadrest hole brown foam routed outServo link rod fouling
carburettor Bowden cable fittingsheadrest hole for wiresServo link rod length
carburettor heat hose routeheating resistors on aileron quick-connect bellcranksServo mount bolts safetied
card template for aft baffleHeating resistors on wing pin socketsSetup for first aileron hinge hole
card template for aft baffle unfoldedHolder for thinning FL11shaping door handles
Carving flap root extension formerhole in stick base socket for wiresshelf cut out
Carving flap root extension formerHoles in the wing skinshoot bolt alignment
Carving flap root extension formerHorn-box recess enlargedshoot bolt guides bonded
carving foam for starboard seat recessHose braid flaringshoot bolt guides in door frame
Chamfer for tailwheel arm mounthose cut for fitting endshort turnbuckle
check tailplane torque tube levelhose end assembledshortening FL15 cross-tube
Check where to cut C05 water hosehose end damageside baffles for oil cooler
check XTW06 lineup for XTW15 bondinghose fitted to socketSling for fuselage top moulding
Checking CS05 centre distancehose insertion checkslot for fuel hose on aft baffle
checking hose lengths into cooling ducthose to fuel pump trial fitslot in aft baffle for C04 water hose
Cleco sternpost in placehose to fuel pump trial fitslot in aft baffle for C04 water hose
CLIP000 hose clip too largehub and brake lockwireslot in aft baffle for C04 water hose
clips retaining wires to fuel pump and flow sensorInitial fit of fuselage top mouldingsoft sanding block
clips securing brake lineInstalling carb heat pipingspacing fuel hose from engine mount
Cockpit module bondingInstrument module brackets.spanner jammed on firewall fuel elbow
Cockpit module pre-bond inspection rigInstrument module cutout for radio panelSpar - bellcrank clearance
Cockpit module spar bush bondinginstrument module inner flangespar guides
Cockpit module trimmed and frettedinstrument module ventilation holesspar hole layups removed
Cockpit module tunnel edges trimmedinstrument panels black anodizedSplash layup temporary bonding
conduit for VHF comms antenna cableInstrument sub-panelSplash moulding for top of containment bulkhead
conduit hole in rear bulkheadIpswich airportSplash moulding on brackets
conduit on baggage-bay roofjig for thinning blue foamSpraying CS05 torque tubes
Conduit sleeves and tube clipsjoining baffle partsstainless steel firewall fitting problem
confirming correct connectors for fuel fillerKeeping rudder pedals at neutralstainless steel firewall patch
Containment bulkhead clearancekink in fin splash mouldingstainless steel firewall patch fitted
Containment bulkhead sides bowedKit partsstarboard aft baffle fitting
cooling duct final fittingLanding gear mount corrosionstarboard baffle fitting
cooling duct fittedlaser etched legendsstarboard baffle forward bend
cooling duct marked for 2nd trimlathe changewheels for threading bushstarboard rudder crank and spring fitted
cooling duct with first fit of sealslayup covering tie-bar tunnel slotStarboard wing conduit tryout
cooling fanlayup filed back to expose Belleville washerStarboard wing on car roof bars
cowl and propeller test assemblylayup for internal-corner conduit clipsstarter cable bush
cowl assembled with clecoslayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkheadstarter cable bush manufacture
Cowl first assemblylayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkhead with peel-plystarter cable bush threading
cowl first trial fit on fuselagelevel fuselageStarter wiring in baffle location
cowl fit after trimmingLevelling fuselagesteel parts of rudder shaft seal
cowl fittedLG02 propped up to check cable clearancestick-top switch mount
cowl fitted with clecosLG02A profilingstorage of painted tailplanes
cowl fitted with temporary screwslower firewall panel fittedStraightedge on fin
cowl overlap on fuselageLumps on wing top skinstrobe power supply mounted
cowl positioning jigmachining vacuum adaptorstuds bonded to underside of tunnel
cowl trimming guide linemagneto lead feedthroughsupport for trim tabs
cowl with propshaft holeMaking clips for stall-warner tubeTailplane alignment
Crank arm clamped to CS03 for drillingMaking fuel tank adaptorstailplane holders in trailer
crowbar etc mountedmaking internal-corner conduit clipsTailplane outboard rib
crowfoot spannersMaking new top-hat layups between door framesTailplane pip pin recesses
CS04 clamped in positionmaking oil cooler bottom baffleTailplane tips
CS04 shaped to fitmaking protective cover for fuel level sendertailwheel arm mount pad ground down
CS10 pivot markingsmaking replica of LG frame for fitting firewallTailwheel arm mount plywood stack
CS14 alignmentmaking stick-top switch mount (1)tailwheel cables with turnbuckles
Cupboards for glass and resinmaking stick-top switch mount (2)Tailwheel mount painted
Curing BID strips at rear of cockpit modulemaking stick-top switch mount (3)Tank spacer layup
curing Flettner strip fillermaking stick-top switch mount (4)Tank support layups
Curing tent over inverted fuselageMaking support sleeves for wing conduittank vent assembly curing
custom hex drill bitmaking tailwheel towing devicetank vent pipe to filler
Cutout for tailwheel arm mountmaking threading tool holderTE support for sanding
Cutting away TE between aileron and flapmaking throttle box custom washerTEE in C05 water hose
Cutting back FL18Smaking up a hose endTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - first method
cutting C05 water hoseMaking wooden handle for brake leverTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - second method
Cutting out fuselage rear bulkheadmanifold pressure restrictortest alignment of rudder shaft seal
cutting semi-circular hole in baffleMark lower rear access hole positiontest fit of AN nut on FRFF
Cutting trim slotsMark Mod 77 bracket positiontest fit of fuel line elbow on firewall
dipped firesleeve ends dryingMarking holes for LG01 top tube drillingTest fit of NPT thread in end of FRFF
dipping firesleeve endsMarking out for fuel gauge sendertesting stainless steel firewall fit
Dispenser bottle nozzlesmarking out for tailwheel tracks in trailerThin patches on rudder root
dolly hold-down nutplate locationsmarking slot for flap actuator cross-tubeThin spots on rudder hinge vee
door handle partsMass-balance weights paintedthrottle box with custom washers
door handle trial assemblyMilling the slot in the rudder cable guidesthrottle lever handle
door hinge gapMinitool jigsaw blade clamp modificationtie-bar plywood brace bonding
door hinge recesses maksedModel aeroplanesTools
door hinges maskedModified ironTop of containment bulkhead trimmed
door latch fittingModify rear bulkhead for Mod 77Torque tube support
door pushrod angle slotmount for Airbox Aware 5TP10 drill setup
door pushrod tangsmounting oil cooler in ductTP10 drill setup
door rebate impressionsmoving fuselage to rigging dollyTP12 - TP10 trial fit
doors fittedNeville Eyre's cowlTP14 split pins
doors hingedNew aft baffle fuel hose slot markedtrail assembly of cooling duct
Double marking of holes in cockpit modulenew fuel filler connectors installedtrail fit of water radiator
Double tube clip materialNew peel-ply roll mounttrailer floor rot
Dowel roller for inside wing repairnew resin balance placardtrailer pulley adrift
Drill CS17new shoot bolt holetrailer pulley repair
Drill TP10nutplates for dolly screwsTrailer ramp gas springs
Drilling pushrod ends using vee-blocksodyssey batterytrailer spar clamp change
Drilling the torque tube hole in the seat faceoffering engine to fuselagetrailer stuff moved out to get at wings
duct side puzzleoil cooler bottom baffle fittedtrailer winch rope fairlead fitting
duct sides versus templateoil cooler hoses fittedtrailer winch rope fairlead on frame
duct-tape masking for aileron bellcrank pad bondingoil hose at pump inlettrailer winch rope fairlead on spar support
Dummy pitot-static mastoil hose return routingtrailer winch wire rope clamp
Dummy TS05oil hose routingtrailer winch wire rope route
Dynon D2 & Airbox Aware 5 mountedoil hose routing at tanktrailer wing dolly restraints
electrical items on firewalloil hoses passing rear starboard baffletrailer wiring clear of winch rope
electrical wiring on firewall itemsoil pipe routing testtransponder installation
Engine alignment checkoil return hose routetransponder loom lacing
engine mount bolt split pinsoil tank bracket screwtrial fit of all stainless steel firewall panels
Engine mount re-fittedoil tank fittedtrial fit of assembled upper stainless steel firewall panels
engine on craneold connectors on fuel fillertrial fit of cooling duct
engine removedold connectors removed from fuel fillertrial fit of engine to fuselage
engine sump banjo rotated and lockedOne-cup resin balancetrial fit of oil cooler
engine without shroudOutriggertrial fit of port baffle
Enlarged gate for trailerover-centre test bossestrial fit of rudder shaft seals
Enlarging aft baffle cable slotsoverflow bottle mountedtrial fit of silencer
Enlarging aileron hinge screw holesoverflow bottle straptrial fit of stainless steel firewall patch
EURO29 bolt differencesoverhead panel bracket layuptrial fit of stainless steel lower firewall panel
EURO29 bolts lock-wiredoverhead panel bracketstrial fit of starboard baffle
exhaust hole in cowloverhead panel fittedtrial fit of trimmed firewall panels
exhaust pipe nutsoverhead panel layuptrial fit of upper stainless steel firewall panel flange
F18 filler neck BID strapspainting flap hangerstrial fit of upper stainless steel firewall panels
F18 filler neck fittedpanel holes for warning lightsTrial hole for transponder head
F18 foam spacerparting off stepped washertrial of cowl to duct fabric
F18 foam spacer fittedparts sprayed whitetrial of hose on overflow bottle
F33 door latch cover trimmingParts spread out on lawntrial of overflow hose route
Failed bond on flap root extensionPatch for aft baffle fuel hose slottrial of seal on duct side
failed funnel flatteningPitot-static mast connexiontrial setting of wing incidence
failed rivet replacedpitot-static systemtrial setting of wing incidence 2
Filing CS09APitot-static tubing connectorsTrim and anti-servo tab
Filing down CS07/CS08Plastic bottlestrim tabs rubbed down
filing engine mount weld filletplastic conduit through baggage baytrimming stainless steel sheet with power nibbler
filling tailplaneplastic tub for flap cross-tube guideTubing clip bond failure
filling trim link slotplenum chambertunnel slot for tie-bar
fin splash moulding taped in placeplotting trim link rod pathTurnbuckles fitted forward and rubbing on floor
fin tip flanges trimmedpoor sewing on battery strapturning down AN840-6D boss
Fin wedged openport aileron balance after sanding undersideturning down hex aluminium bar for FRFF
final fit of cooling ductPort aileron bellcrank mounttyre clearance
Finger strainers and tank adaptorsPort flap aligned with aileronunderside of starboard aileron with paint and filler sanded off
Finishing rudder port sideport flap BID patchUnidentified objects in fuel tank
Finishing rudder tipPort flap clamped to templateUnsatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
fire extinguisher mountedport flap filledupper bump stop
fire extinguisher re-fitport rudder crank and spring fittedUSB outlet on main panel
firesleeve dip penetration testPort tip flange misalignmentvacuum port adaptors
firesleeve dip penetration testPort wing aileron bellcrankvacuum pump pad cover
firesleeve ends dippedPort wing aileron closeout cutawayvacuum system
firesleeve on firewall feed-throughPort wing on flap templatevent hardware trial fitting
Firesleeve on fuel pump hosePort wing skin pre-bondingVoid between rib and bottom skin
firewall clearance with port rudderPort wing skin slotted to clear tip flange misalignmentW35 gussets on tie-bar
firewall clearance with starboard rudderPort wing tilted onto LEwater hose routing
firewall fuel elbowPosition sternpost holewater pipe routing test
firewall panels trimmed to clear rudder systemPositioning CS09water trap adaptors
firewall pass-through from M8 boltPotential control restrictionWeekend Workshop
firewall pass-through made from jam funnelpower distribution terminalsWeights for wing skin bonding
firewall templatesPreparing for spar bush bondingWet sanding with guide coat
firewall wire bundle testpreparing to fill tailplaneWing conduit installation
first plan of items on firewallpreparing to sand starboard aileronWing fairing protector
first successful wing rigprofiling tailplaneWing leveller servo mounted
first trim of cooling ductprofiling tailplaneWing on table for pin fitting
Fit trim servoprofiling tailplaneWing pin fitting
fitting baffle edge sealsprofiling tailplaneWing rear closeout spacer
Fitting fuel valve mounting plateprofiling tailplaneWing repair completed
Fitting fuselage rear bulkheadprofiling tailplaneWing skin bonded
Fitting Mod 70 rubbing stripsprofiling tailplaneWing skin cut away for repair
Fitting rubber to new aft baffle fuel hose slotprofiling tailplaneWing slings
fitting tailwheel tracks in trailerprop drive dowels safety-wiredwing socket hardpoint layups 1
Fitting trailer floorprop stored in garageWing TE aileron closeout trimming
fitting vent hardware to F18propeller brush bracket checkWing tip support
FL15 paint removedPropeller deliveryWings first pinned together
FL15 rubbing strip positionpulley mount trialwingtip to wingtip string test
FL15 rubbing stripsradiator to oil cooler gaps not sealedwingtip to wingtip string test 2
FL15 rubbing strips bondedRadio and intercomwirebook
FL18 hinge bracket alignment - first tryradio panel instruments trial fitWitness marks on CS22 & CS23
FL18 hinge brackets on straight-edgeradio panel populatedWooden block for rudder hinge vee
FL18s re-positionedradio panel trial fitXTW06 alignment
FL22 starboard alignmentradio panel water-jet cutXTW06 alignment template
Flapre-align firewall fuel elbowXTW15 magnetic retainer
Flap attachment bolt almost threadboundRe-bonding port wing TE

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