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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 balance check after paint removalFlap root extension outer layupsRemoving another bad top-hat layup
aileron balance check after paint removalflap slot damage insideRemoving flap root extension former
Aileron drive bolt alignmentflaps stored in cockpitResin pump calibration checks
aileron fillingfloxing vent pipe holesretract bungee re-fitted
Aligning flap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3Flying but not in a Europaretract bungee secured
alignment fixture for flap cross-tube guideFoam supports carved to fit under footwell floorsRetract down-latch
alternator cable securedForward socket heater clampretract lever fitted
altimeter knob shaft extenderForward wing socket bolts - portretract lever guide plate
AN970-3 washers modifiedForward wing socket bolts - starboardRetract lever holes
Arbour press ram modificationfuel filler trial fittingRetract lever position
attaching Belleville washer to spar cupFuel gauge sender headRetract lever slot cut
axle bolt lockwirefuel hose routing in tunnelRetract lever slot marking-out
Bad and good airline connectorsfuel hose with clip in tunnelRig tailplanes
baggage bay - first edge layupsFuel level sensor amplifierRight-angle adaptor for wing-leveller servo
battery boxFuel level sensor tee-pieceright-angle connector cover for wing leveller servo
battery box mouldfuel line from flow sender to unionRouting out brown foam
battery isolator etc mountedfuel line union at wheel wellRowland with hammer
battery strap sewingfuel pipe from gascolator to pumprubbing blocks on tower
Beam balance fine adjusterfuel pipe from pump to flow senderRudder bellcrank split-pins
blue foam for seat bases and battery box mouldfuel pipe to gascolatorRudder cable turnbuckles installed aft
blue foam side stiffenerFuel pipes from tank to selector valverudder deflection 2nd check
Bonding clip for sight gauge tubingFuel pump clearancerudder deflection first check
Bonding CS02 and CS03fuel systemRudder flange damage
Bonding CS05 to CS03Fuel tank adaptorsrudder hung on clecos
bonding fin tipfuel tank C adaptor fittedRudder jig for sanding
Bonding in FL18sFuel valve trial assemblyRudder layup
bonding in flap cross-tube guidefuel ventRudder port side filled
Bonding in port wing horn boxesfuselage centreline marksrudder pulley access covers
Bonding on fuselage top mouldingfuselage damage at flap cross-tubeRudder starboard side polished
Bonding pitot/static tubing clipsFuselage dollySagging filler
bonding shoot bolt guide in doorfuselage hard-points for wing pin socketssanded through paint on starboard aiieron
bonding side stiffenersfuselage in trailerSander for curved parts
bonding studs to underside of tunnelfuselage levelling jigSanding filler on rudder
bonding wing root fairingsFuselage on starboard sidesanding paint off stbd aileron upper surface
Boring crank arm holeFuselage parked tail end insanding paint off underside of starboard aileron
Both wings in garagefuselage ready to go into trailersanding port aileron underside
Bottom fuselage half upside-downFuselage spar hole layupsanding port aileron upper side
bracket for fuel line unionFuselage spar hole repairsanding through filler on starboard aileron
bracket formers from blue foamfuselage top propped upSandvik abrader
Bracket layups held in placefuselage top upside down in garageSatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
brake bolt lockwireFuselage trim lineScrew fouling rudder cable
Brake filler hole coverFuselage upside-downScrew spacers for stiffnuts
Bridge to hold down tubing clipsFuselage winched out of trailerscrewcutting AN840-6D boss
brown foam cover for tie-bar tunnel slotgap for upper bump stopseat base foam proposals
BT Research Labs Martlesham Heathgaps in duct around coolersServo bellcrank relieved
Bulkhead location on fuselage top mouldingGarden shedServo cable clips
card template for aft bafflegascolator hatch splash mouldingServo link rod fouling
card template for aft baffle unfoldedGel coat drips & runsServo link rod length
Carving flap root extension formerGel-coat trial finishServo mount bolts safetied
Carving flap root extension formerGel-coating rudderSetup for first aileron hinge hole
Carving flap root extension formergetting ready to fill tailplaneshaping door handles
carving foam for starboard seat recessGPO Research Station Dollis Hillshelf cut out
Chamfer for tailwheel arm mountHandle for lifting forward end of fuselageshoot bolt alignment
check tailplane torque tube levelheadrest hole for wiresshoot bolt guides bonded
check XTW06 lineup for XTW15 bondingheating resistors on aileron quick-connect bellcranksshoot bolt guides in door frame
Checking CS05 centre distanceHeating resistors on wing pin socketsshort turnbuckle
Cleco sternpost in placeHolder for thinning FL11shortening FL15 cross-tube
clips retaining wires to fuel pump and flow sensorhole in stick base socket for wiresSling for fuselage top moulding
clips securing brake lineHoles in the wing skinsoft sanding block
Cockpit module bondingHorn-box recess enlargedSpar - bellcrank clearance
Cockpit module pre-bond inspection righub and brake lockwirespar guides
Cockpit module spar bush bondingInitial fit of fuselage top mouldingspar hole layups removed
Cockpit module trimmed and frettedInstalling carb heat pipingSplash layup temporary bonding
Cockpit module tunnel edges trimmedInstrument module brackets.Splash moulding for top of containment bulkhead
conduit for VHF comms antenna cableInstrument module cutout for radio panelSplash moulding on brackets
conduit hole in rear bulkheadinstrument module inner flangeSpraying CS05 torque tubes
conduit on baggage-bay roofinstrument module ventilation holesstarboard aft baffle fitting
Conduit sleeves and tube clipsinstrument panels black anodizedstarboard baffle fitting
Containment bulkhead clearanceInstrument sub-panelstarboard baffle forward bend
Containment bulkhead sides bowedIpswich airportStarboard wing conduit tryout
cooling duct final fittingjig for thinning blue foamStarboard wing on car roof bars
cooling duct fittedKeeping rudder pedals at neutralStarter wiring in baffle location
cooling duct marked for 2nd trimkink in fin splash mouldingstick-top switch mount
cooling duct with first fit of sealsKit partsStraightedge on fin
cooling fanLanding gear mount corrosionstrobe power supply mounted
cowl and propeller test assemblylaser etched legendsstuds bonded to underside of tunnel
cowl assembled with clecoslayup covering tie-bar tunnel slotTailplane alignment
Cowl first assemblylayup filed back to expose Belleville washertailplane holders in trailer
cowl first trial fit on fuselagelayup for internal-corner conduit clipsTailplane outboard rib
cowl fit after trimminglayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkheadTailplane pip pin recesses
cowl fittedlayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkhead with peel-plyTailplane tips
cowl fitted with clecoslevel fuselagetailwheel arm mount pad ground down
cowl fitted with temporary screwsLevelling fuselageTailwheel arm mount plywood stack
cowl overlap on fuselageLG02 propped up to check cable clearancetailwheel cables with turnbuckles
cowl trimming guide lineLG02A profilingTailwheel mount painted
cowl with propshaft holeLumps on wing top skinTank spacer layup
Crank arm clamped to CS03 for drillingmachining vacuum adaptorTank support layups
crowbar etc mountedmagneto lead feedthroughtank vent assembly curing
CS04 clamped in positionMaking clips for stall-warner tubetank vent pipe to filler
CS04 shaped to fitMaking fuel tank adaptorsTE support for sanding
CS10 pivot markingsmaking internal-corner conduit clipsTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - first method
CS14 alignmentMaking new top-hat layups between door framesTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - second method
Cupboards for glass and resinmaking protective cover for fuel level senderThin patches on rudder root
Curing BID strips at rear of cockpit modulemaking replica of LG frame for fitting firewallThin spots on rudder hinge vee
Curing tent over inverted fuselagemaking stick-top switch mount (1)throttle lever handle
Cutout for tailwheel arm mountmaking stick-top switch mount (2)tie-bar plywood brace bonding
Cutting away TE between aileron and flapmaking stick-top switch mount (3)Tools
Cutting back FL18Smaking stick-top switch mount (4)Top of containment bulkhead trimmed
Cutting out fuselage rear bulkheadMaking support sleeves for wing conduitTorque tube support
cutting semi-circular hole in bafflemaking tailwheel towing deviceTP10 drill setup
Cutting trim slotsMaking wooden handle for brake leverTP10 drill setup
Dispenser bottle nozzlesmanifold pressure restrictorTP12 - TP10 trial fit
dolly hold-down nutplate locationsMark lower rear access hole positionTP14 split pins
door handle partsMark Mod 77 bracket positiontrail assembly of cooling duct
door handle trial assemblyMarking holes for LG01 top tube drillingtrail fit of water radiator
door hinge gapMarking out for fuel gauge sendertrailer floor rot
door hinge recesses maksedmarking out for tailwheel tracks in trailertrailer pulley adrift
door hinges maskedmarking slot for flap actuator cross-tubetrailer pulley repair
door latch fittingMass-balance weights paintedTrailer ramp gas springs
door pushrod angle slotMilling the slot in the rudder cable guidestrailer spar clamp change
door pushrod tangsMinitool jigsaw blade clamp modificationtrailer stuff moved out to get at wings
door rebate impressionsModel aeroplanestrailer winch rope fairlead fitting
doors fittedModified irontrailer winch rope fairlead on frame
doors hingedModify rear bulkhead for Mod 77trailer winch rope fairlead on spar support
Double marking of holes in cockpit modulemount for Airbox Aware 5trailer winch wire rope clamp
Double tube clip materialmoving fuselage to rigging dollytrailer winch wire rope route
Dowel roller for inside wing repairNeville Eyre's cowltrailer wing dolly restraints
Drill CS17New peel-ply roll mounttrailer wiring clear of winch rope
Drill TP10new resin balance placardtransponder 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 layuptrim tabs rubbed down
engine on craneoverhead panel bracketsTubing clip bond failure
engine without shroudoverhead panel fittedtunnel slot for tie-bar
Enlarged gate for traileroverhead panel layupTurnbuckles fitted forward and rubbing on floor
Enlarging aileron hinge screw holespainting flap hangersturning down AN840-6D boss
EURO29 bolt differencespanel holes for warning lightstyre clearance
EURO29 bolts lock-wiredparting off stepped washerunderside of starboard aileron with paint and filler sanded off
exhaust hole in cowlparts sprayed whiteUnidentified objects in fuel tank
F18 filler neck BID strapsParts spread out on lawnUnsatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
F18 filler neck fittedPitot-static mast connexionupper bump stop
F18 foam spacerpitot-static systemUSB outlet on main panel
F18 foam spacer fittedPitot-static tubing connectorsvacuum port adaptors
F33 door latch cover trimmingPlastic bottlesvacuum pump pad cover
Failed bond on flap root extensionplastic conduit through baggage bayvacuum system
failed funnel flatteningplastic tub for flap cross-tube guidevent hardware trial fitting
Filing CS09Aplenum chamberVoid between rib and bottom skin
Filing down CS07/CS08plotting trim link rod pathW35 gussets on tie-bar
filing engine mount weld filletpoor sewing on battery strapwater pipe routing test
filling tailplaneport aileron balance after sanding undersidewater trap adaptors
filling trim link slotPort aileron bellcrank mountWeekend Workshop
fin splash moulding taped in placePort flap aligned with aileronWeights for wing skin bonding
fin tip flanges trimmedport flap BID patchWet sanding with guide coat
Fin wedged openPort flap clamped to templateWing conduit installation
final fit of cooling ductport flap filledWing fairing protector
Finger strainers and tank adaptorsPort tip flange misalignmentWing leveller servo mounted
Finishing rudder port sidePort wing aileron bellcrankWing on table for pin fitting
Finishing rudder tipPort wing aileron closeout cutawayWing pin fitting
fire extinguisher mountedPort wing on flap templateWing rear closeout spacer
fire extinguisher re-fitPort wing skin pre-bondingWing repair completed
firesleeve on firewall feed-throughPort wing skin slotted to clear tip flange misalignmentWing skin bonded
firewall pass-through from M8 boltPort wing tilted onto LEWing skin cut away for repair
firewall pass-through made from jam funnelPosition sternpost holeWing slings
firewall templatesPositioning CS09wing socket hardpoint layups 1
firewall wire bundle testPotential control restrictionWing TE aileron closeout trimming
first plan of items on firewallpower distribution terminalsWing tip support
first successful wing rigPreparing for spar bush bondingWings first pinned together
first trim of cooling ductpreparing to fill tailplanewingtip 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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