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29mm spacers for aligning rudder pedalsFlapradio panel populated
35mm film can spray gunFlap attachment bolt almost threadboundradio panel trial fit
3D Mouldings label in bonding areaflap cross-tube guide fittedradio panel water-jet cut
90mm spacer block for rudder pedal shaft alignmentflap hinge arrangementsre-align firewall fuel elbow
A bad layupFlap hinge clampRe-bonding port wing TE
Abrading for BID under FL18sFlap hinge plate alignment toolsre-doing spar hole layups
abrasion hazards to C04 water hoseFlap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3re-hanging engine
abrasion protection for C04 water hoseflap pushrod clearance improvedreaching into footwell
abrasion protection for C04 water hoseflap pushrod clearance problemRear upper fuselage holes marked
Access hole in cockpit module tunnelflap pushrod hole in tunnel bulkheadrebate around tunnel slot for tie-bar
Access hole positions transferred insideFlap root extension inner layupsredundant cylinder shroud
access panel and support rib layupsFlap root extension outer layupsRedux pre-bond thickness on port wing ribs
Adjusting height of wing slingflap slot damage insideRedux spread ready for wing skin bond
aft baffleflaps stored in cockpitRedux surplus after pre-bonding
Aft baffle anchor nutsFlettner strips bonded to tabsRedux test piece
Aft baffle fuel hose slot changedfloxing vent pipe holesRedux test piece broken
Aft port wing pin socket pad shimmedFlying but not in a EuropaRedux thickness on starboard rib flanges
Aft wing pin socket padsFoam supports carved to fit under footwell floorsregulator mounted on firewall
Aft wing socket new hole - portForward socket heater clampRelease film for wing skin pre-bonding
aileron balance after paintingForward wing socket bolts - portRemoving a bad top-hat layup
aileron balance after painting with dimension linesForward wing socket bolts - starboardRemoving another bad top-hat layup
aileron balance after sanding undersidesFuel elbow adjustedremoving engine
aileron balance check after paint removalfuel filler trial fittingremoving engine mount fixings
aileron balance check after paint removalFuel gauge sender headRemoving flap root extension former
aileron balancing after 2nd paintingfuel hose clearance from engine mountremoving old connectors from fuel filler
Aileron drive bolt alignmentfuel hose firewall fitting mockupremoving old connectors from fuel filler
aileron fillingfuel hose in tunnelResin pump calibration checks
Aligning flap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3fuel hose marked for cutting at firewallRestrictor hose with firesleeve
alignment fixture for flap cross-tube guidefuel hose protection on aft baffleretract bungee re-fitted
alternator and GR6 regulator connexionsfuel hose protection on aft baffle - wrong sizeretract bungee secured
alternator cable securedfuel hose routing in tunnelRetract down-latch
altimeter knob shaft extenderfuel hose with clip in tunnelretract lever fitted
AN970-3 washers modifiedfuel hose, tunnel to firewallretract lever guide plate
anchor nuts for baffle fixingfuel hoses all connectedRetract lever holes
anchor nuts for cooler bafflesfuel hoses with firesleeveRetract lever position
Arbour press ram modificationFuel level sensor amplifierRetract lever slot cut
attaching Belleville washer to spar cupfuel level sensor cover fittedRetract lever slot marking-out
audio sockets fittedFuel level sensor tee-pieceRig tailplanes
audio wires solderedfuel line from flow sender to unionRight-angle adaptor for wing-leveller servo
audio wires supportedfuel line union at wheel wellright-angle connector cover for wing leveller servo
axle bolt lockwirefuel pipe from gascolator to pumpRouting out brown foam
Bad and good airline connectorsfuel pipe from pump to flow senderRowland with hammer
baffle clearance at oil tankfuel pipe to gascolatorRTV around firewall
baffle clearance from oil hosesFuel pipes from tank to selector valveRTV around firewall
baffle clearance from oil tank elbowFuel pump clearancerubber parts of rudder shaft seal
baffle clearance from water hoseFuel pump hoses with firesleeve re-alignedrubbing blocks on tower
baffle edge sealsfuel return firewall fitting completedRudder bellcrank split-pins
baffle for gap between radiator and oil coolerFuel return hose with firesleeverudder cable seal port
baggage bay - first edge layupsfuel return line in cockpitrudder cable seal starboard
battery boxfuel return restrictorRudder cable turnbuckles installed aft
battery box mouldfuel systemrudder crank firewall relief marking
battery isolator etc mountedFuel tank adaptorsrudder deflection 2nd check
battery strap sewingfuel tank C adaptor fittedrudder deflection first check
Beam balance fine adjusterFuel valve trial assemblyRudder flange damage
blue foam for seat bases and battery box mouldfuel ventrudder hung on clecos
blue foam side stiffenerfuseholder studs shortenedRudder jig for sanding
Bonding clip for sight gauge tubingfuselage centreline marksRudder layup
Bonding CS02 and CS03fuselage damage at flap cross-tubeRudder port side filled
Bonding CS05 to CS03Fuselage dollyrudder pulley access covers
bonding fin tipfuselage hard-points for wing pin socketsrudder shaft seal fixings
bonding Flettner strips to tabsfuselage in trailerrudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding in FL18sfuselage levelling jigrudder shaft seal fixings
bonding in flap cross-tube guideFuselage on starboard siderudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding in port wing horn boxesFuselage parked tail end inrudder shaft seal fixings
bonding lower port footwell conduitfuselage ready to go into trailerrudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding on fuselage top mouldingFuselage spar hole layuprudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding pitot/static tubing clipsFuselage spar hole repairRudder shaft seals fitted
bonding shoot bolt guide in doorfuselage top propped upRudder starboard side polished
bonding side stiffenersfuselage top upside down in garageSagging filler
bonding starboard cockpit conduitFuselage trim linesanded through paint on starboard aiieron
bonding studs to underside of tunnelFuselage upside-downSander for curved parts
bonding upper port footwell conduitFuselage winched out of trailerSanding filler on rudder
bonding wing root fairingsgap at bottom of oil coolersanding paint off stbd aileron upper surface
Boring crank arm holegap between cooling duct and cowlsanding paint off underside of starboard aileron
Both wings in garagegap between radiator and oil coolersanding port aileron underside
Bottom fuselage half upside-downgap for upper bump stopsanding port aileron upper side
Bowden cable protectiongaps in duct around coolerssanding through filler on starboard aileron
Bowden cable protectionGarden shedSandvik abrader
Bowden cable protection on aft bafflegascolator hatch splash mouldingSatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
bracket for fuel line unionGel coat drips & runsScrew fouling rudder cable
bracket formers from blue foamGel-coat trial finishScrew spacers for stiffnuts
Bracket layups held in placeGel-coating rudderscrewcutting AN840-6D boss
brake bolt lockwiregetting ready to fill tailplaneseals around oil hoses
Brake filler hole coverGPO Research Station Dollis Hillseat base foam proposals
Bridge to hold down tubing clipsGPS antenna fittedSeat foam recess for fuel sensor
brown foam cover for tie-bar tunnel slotGPS antenna ground planeServo bellcrank relieved
brushes retracted for protectionHandle for lifting forward end of fuselageServo cable clips
BT Research Labs Martlesham Heathheadrest hole brown foam routed outServo link rod fouling
Bulkhead location on fuselage top mouldingheadrest hole for wiresServo link rod length
bush for Dremel cutoff wheelheating resistors on aileron quick-connect bellcranksServo mount bolts safetied
C04 fitted to radiatorHeating resistors on wing pin socketsSetup for first aileron hinge hole
C04 water hose and air filter foulingHolder for thinning FL11shaping door handles
C05 fitted to radiatorhole in stick base socket for wiresshelf cut out
C05 fitting to radiatorholes for audio socketsshoot bolt alignment
C05 TEE to carbHoles in the wing skinshoot bolt guides bonded
cable clamp on gearboxHorn-box recess enlargedshoot bolt guides in door frame
carburettor Bowden cable fittingsHose braid flaringshort turnbuckle
carburettor heat hose routehose cut for fitting endshortening FL15 cross-tube
card template for aft bafflehose end assembledside baffles for oil cooler
card template for aft baffle unfoldedhose end damageSleeve through thigh locker
Carving flap root extension formerhose fitted to socketSling for fuselage top moulding
Carving flap root extension formerhose insertion checkslot for fuel hose on aft baffle
Carving flap root extension formerhose to fuel pump trial fitslot in aft baffle for C04 water hose
carving foam for starboard seat recesshose to fuel pump trial fitslot in aft baffle for C04 water hose
Chamfer for tailwheel arm mounthub and brake lockwireslot in aft baffle for C04 water hose
check tailplane torque tube levelInitial fit of fuselage top mouldingslot in port baffle for CHT wire
Check where to cut C05 water hoseInstalling carb heat pipingSmall cockpit conduit port side
check XTW06 lineup for XTW15 bondingInstrument module brackets.SmartASS box fitted
Checking CS05 centre distanceInstrument module cutout for radio panelsoft sanding block
checking hose lengths into cooling ductinstrument module inner flangeSpacer for oil tank bracket fixing
Choke lettering trialinstrument module ventilation holesspacing fuel hose from engine mount
Choke T-handle letteringinstrument panels black anodizedspanner jammed on firewall fuel elbow
Cleco sternpost in placeInstrument sub-panelSpar - bellcrank clearance
CLIP000 hose clip too largeIpswich airportspar guides
clips retaining wires to fuel pump and flow sensorjig for thinning blue foamspar hole layups removed
clips securing brake linejoining baffle partsSplash layup temporary bonding
Cockpit module bondingKeeping rudder pedals at neutralSplash moulding for top of containment bulkhead
Cockpit module pre-bond inspection rigkink in fin splash mouldingSplash moulding on brackets
Cockpit module spar bush bondingKit partsSpraying CS05 torque tubes
Cockpit module trimmed and frettedLanding gear mount corrosionstainless steel firewall fitting problem
Cockpit module tunnel edges trimmedlaser etched legendsstainless steel firewall patch
cockpit port side conduitlathe changewheels for threading bushstainless steel firewall patch fitted
cockpit side conduit bendinglayup covering tie-bar tunnel slotstarboard aft baffle fitting
conduit for VHF comms antenna cablelayup filed back to expose Belleville washerstarboard baffle fitting
conduit hole in rear bulkheadlayup for internal-corner conduit clipsstarboard baffle forward bend
conduit on baggage-bay rooflayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkheadstarboard CHT wire in baffle slot
Conduit sleeves and tube clipslayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkhead with peel-plystarboard rudder crank and spring fitted
confirming correct connectors for fuel fillerlevel fuselageStarboard wing conduit tryout
Containment bulkhead clearanceLevelling fuselageStarboard wing on car roof bars
Containment bulkhead sides bowedLG02 propped up to check cable clearancestarter cable bush
cooling duct final fittingLG02A profilingstarter cable bush manufacture
cooling duct fittedlower firewall panel fittedstarter cable bush threading
cooling duct marked for 2nd trimLumps on wing top skinStarter wiring in baffle location
cooling duct with first fit of sealsmachining vacuum adaptorsteel parts of rudder shaft seal
cooling fanmagneto lead feedthroughstick-top switch mount
Cooling fan fittedMaking clips for stall-warner tubestorage of painted tailplanes
cowl and propeller test assemblyMaking composite conduit clipsStraightedge on fin
cowl assembled with clecosMaking fuel tank adaptorsstrobe power supply mounted
Cowl first assemblymaking internal-corner conduit clipsstuds bonded to underside of tunnel
cowl first trial fit on fuselageMaking new top-hat layups between door framessub-panel legend overlay
cowl fit after trimmingmaking oil cooler bottom bafflesupport for trim tabs
cowl fittedmaking protective cover for fuel level senderT-handle for choke
cowl fitted with clecosmaking replica of LG frame for fitting firewallTailplane alignment
cowl fitted with temporary screwsmaking stick-top switch mount (1)tailplane holders in trailer
cowl overlap on fuselagemaking stick-top switch mount (2)Tailplane outboard rib
cowl positioning jigmaking stick-top switch mount (3)Tailplane pip pin recesses
Cowl to duct sealmaking stick-top switch mount (4)Tailplane tips
cowl trimming guide lineMaking support sleeves for wing conduittailwheel arm mount pad ground down
cowl with propshaft holemaking tailwheel towing deviceTailwheel arm mount plywood stack
Crank arm clamped to CS03 for drillingmaking threading tool holdertailwheel cables with turnbuckles
crowbar etc mountedmaking throttle box custom washerTailwheel mount painted
crowfoot spannersmaking up a hose endTank spacer layup
CS04 clamped in positionMaking wooden handle for brake leverTank support layups
CS04 shaped to fitmanifold pressure restrictortank vent assembly curing
CS10 pivot markingsMark lower rear access hole positiontank vent pipe to filler
CS14 alignmentMark Mod 77 bracket positionTE support for sanding
Cupboards for glass and resinMarking holes for LG01 top tube drillingTEE in C05 water hose
Curing BID strips at rear of cockpit moduleMarking out for fuel gauge senderTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - first method
curing Flettner strip fillermarking out for tailwheel tracks in trailerTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - second method
Curing tent over inverted fuselagemarking slot for flap actuator cross-tubeTemporary shelf for wiring panels
custom hex drill bitMass-balance weights paintedtest alignment of rudder shaft seal
Cutout for tailwheel arm mountmaster switch terminalstest fit of AN nut on FRFF
Cutting away TE between aileron and flapmesh for cooling fantest fit of fuel line elbow on firewall
Cutting back FL18SMGL sub-panel instrumentsTest fit of NPT thread in end of FRFF
cutting C05 water hoseMilling the slot in the rudder cable guidestesting stainless steel firewall fit
Cutting out fuselage rear bulkheadMinitool jigsaw blade clamp modificationThin patches on rudder root
cutting semi-circular hole in baffleModel aeroplanesThin spots on rudder hinge vee
Cutting trim slotsmodified connector for temperature sensorthrottle box with custom washers
dipped firesleeve ends dryingModified ironthrottle lever handle
dipping firesleeve endsModify rear bulkhead for Mod 77tie-bar plywood brace bonding
Dispenser bottle nozzlesmount for Airbox Aware 5Tools
dolly hold-down nutplate locationsmounting oil cooler in ductTop of containment bulkhead trimmed
door handle partsmoving fuselage to rigging dollyTorque tube support
door handle trial assemblyNeville Eyre's cowlTP10 drill setup
door hinge gapNew aft baffle fuel hose slot markedTP10 drill setup
door hinge recesses maksednew fuel filler connectors installedTP12 - TP10 trial fit
door hinges maskedNew peel-ply roll mountTP14 split pins
door latch fittingnew resin balance placardtrail assembly of cooling duct
door pushrod angle slotnew shoot bolt holetrail fit of water radiator
door pushrod tangsnutplates for dolly screwstrailer floor rot
door rebate impressionsodyssey batterytrailer pulley adrift
doors fittedoffering engine to fuselagetrailer pulley repair
doors hingedoil cooler bottom baffle fittedTrailer ramp gas springs
Double marking of holes in cockpit moduleoil cooler hoses fittedtrailer spar clamp change
Double tube clip materialOil cooler seal OKtrailer stuff moved out to get at wings
Dowel roller for inside wing repairOil cooler seal too tighttrailer winch rope fairlead fitting
Drill CS17Oil cooler to radiator baffle fittedtrailer winch rope fairlead on frame
Drill TP10oil hose at pump inlettrailer winch rope fairlead on spar support
Drilling pushrod ends using vee-blocksoil hose return routingtrailer winch wire rope clamp
Drilling the torque tube hole in the seat faceoil hose routingtrailer winch wire rope route
duct side puzzleoil hose routing at tanktrailer wing dolly restraints
duct sides versus templateoil hoses passing rear starboard baffletrailer wiring clear of winch rope
duct-tape masking for aileron bellcrank pad bondingoil pipe routing testtransponder installation
Dummy pitot-static mastoil pressure and temperature wiringtransponder loom in conduit
Dummy TS05oil return hose routetransponder loom lacing
Dynon D2 & Airbox Aware 5 mountedoil sensor wires sleevedtrial fit of all stainless steel firewall panels
electrical items on firewalloil tank bracket screwtrial fit of assembled upper stainless steel firewall panels
electrical wiring on firewall itemsoil tank fittedtrial fit of cooling duct
Engine alignment checkold connectors on fuel fillertrial fit of engine to fuselage
engine mount bolt split pinsold connectors removed from fuel fillertrial fit of oil cooler
Engine mount re-fittedOne-cup resin balancetrial fit of port baffle
engine on craneOutriggertrial fit of rudder shaft seals
engine removedover-centre test bossestrial fit of silencer
engine sump banjo rotated and lockedoverflow bottle mountedtrial fit of stainless steel firewall patch
engine without shroudoverflow bottle straptrial fit of stainless steel lower firewall panel
Enlarged gate for traileroverhead panel bracket layuptrial fit of starboard baffle
Enlarging aft baffle cable slotsoverhead panel bracketstrial fit of trimmed firewall panels
Enlarging aileron hinge screw holesoverhead panel fittedtrial fit of upper stainless steel firewall panel flange
EURO29 bolt differencesoverhead panel layuptrial fit of upper stainless steel firewall panels
EURO29 bolts lock-wiredpainting flap hangersTrial hole for transponder head
exhaust hole in cowlpanel holes for warning lightstrial of cowl to duct fabric
exhaust pipe nutsparting off stepped washertrial of hose on overflow bottle
Expansion hose bottomparts sprayed whitetrial of overflow hose route
Expansion hose topParts spread out on lawntrial of seal on duct side
F18 filler neck BID strapsPatch for aft baffle fuel hose slottrial setting of wing incidence
F18 filler neck fittedpitot & static tubing through cockpit sidetrial setting of wing incidence 2
F18 foam spacerPitot-static mast connexiontrim & stall-warner fuse wiring
F18 foam spacer fittedpitot-static systemTrim and anti-servo tab
F33 door latch cover trimmingPitot-static tubing connectorstrim tabs rubbed down
Failed bond on flap root extensionPlastic bottlestrimming stainless steel sheet with power nibbler
failed funnel flatteningplastic conduit through baggage bayTubing clip bond failure
failed rivet replacedplastic tub for flap cross-tube guidetunnel slot for tie-bar
Filing CS09Aplenum chamberTurnbuckles fitted forward and rubbing on floor
Filing down CS07/CS08plotting trim link rod pathturning down AN840-6D boss
filing engine mount weld filletpoor sewing on battery strapturning down hex aluminium bar for FRFF
filling tailplaneport aileron balance after sanding undersidetyre clearance
filling trim link slotPort aileron bellcrank mountunderside of starboard aileron with paint and filler sanded off
fin splash moulding taped in placeport CHT wire in baffle slotUnidentified objects in fuel tank
fin tip flanges trimmedPort flap aligned with aileronUnsatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
Fin wedged openport flap BID patchupper bump stop
final fit of cooling ductPort flap clamped to templateUSB outlet on main panel
Finger strainers and tank adaptorsport flap filledvacuum port adaptors
Finishing rudder port sideport footwell conduit bondedvacuum pump pad cover
Finishing rudder tipPort footwell conduit trialvacuum system
fire extinguisher mountedport rudder crank and spring fittedvent hardware trial fitting
fire extinguisher re-fitPort tip flange misalignmentVoid between rib and bottom skin
firesleeve dip penetration testPort wing aileron bellcrankW35 gussets on tie-bar
firesleeve dip penetration testPort wing aileron closeout cutawaywater hose routing
firesleeve ends dippedPort wing on flap templatewater pipe routing test
firesleeve on firewall feed-throughPort wing skin pre-bondingwater temperature sensor wiring
Firesleeve on fuel pump hosePort wing skin slotted to clear tip flange misalignmentwater trap adaptors
firewall clearance with port rudderPort wing tilted onto LEWeekend Workshop
firewall clearance with starboard rudderPosition sternpost holeWeights for wing skin bonding
firewall fuel elbowPositioning CS09Wet sanding with guide coat
firewall panels trimmed to clear rudder systemPotential control restrictionWheel re-fitted with lockwire
firewall pass-through from M8 boltpotentiometer lockWing conduit installation
firewall pass-through made from jam funnelpotentiometer shaft slotWing fairing protector
firewall templatespower distribution terminalsWing leveller servo mounted
firewall wire bundle testpre-wire master switchwing leveller servo wire route
first plan of items on firewallPreparing for spar bush bondingWing on table for pin fitting
first successful wing rigpreparing to fill tailplaneWing pin fitting
first trim of cooling ductpreparing to sand starboard aileronWing rear closeout spacer
Fit trim servoprofiling tailplaneWing repair completed
fitting baffle edge sealsprofiling tailplaneWing skin bonded
Fitting fuel valve mounting plateprofiling tailplaneWing skin cut away for repair
Fitting fuselage rear bulkheadprofiling tailplaneWing slings
Fitting Mod 70 rubbing stripsprofiling tailplanewing socket hardpoint layups 1
Fitting rubber to new aft baffle fuel hose slotprofiling tailplaneWing TE aileron closeout trimming
fitting tailwheel tracks in trailerprofiling tailplaneWing tip support
Fitting trailer floorprofiling tailplaneWings first pinned together
fitting vent hardware to F18prop drive dowels safety-wiredwingtip to wingtip string test
FL15 paint removedprop stored in garagewingtip to wingtip string test 2
FL15 rubbing strip positionpropeller brush bracket checkwirebook
FL15 rubbing stripsPropeller deliverywiring from busbar to fuseblocks
FL15 rubbing strips bondedpulley mount trialWitness marks on CS22 & CS23
FL18 hinge bracket alignment - first tryRadiator fittedWooden block for rudder hinge vee
FL18 hinge brackets on straight-edgeradiator to oil cooler gaps not sealedXTW06 alignment
FL18s re-positionedRadio and intercomXTW06 alignment template
FL22 starboard alignmentradio panel instruments trial fitXTW15 magnetic retainer

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