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29mm spacers for aligning rudder pedalsFlap attachment bolt almost threadboundRadio and intercom
35mm film can spray gunflap cross-tube guide fittedradio panel instruments trial fit
3D Mouldings label in bonding areaflap hinge arrangementsradio panel populated
90mm spacer block for rudder pedal shaft alignmentFlap hinge clampradio panel trial fit
A bad layupFlap hinge plate alignment toolsradio panel water-jet cut
Abrading for BID under FL18sFlap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3re-align firewall fuel elbow
abrasion hazards to C04 water hoseflap pushrod clearance improvedRe-bonding port wing TE
abrasion protection for C04 water hoseflap pushrod clearance problemre-doing spar hole layups
abrasion protection for C04 water hoseflap pushrod hole in tunnel bulkheadre-hanging engine
Access hole in cockpit module tunnelFlap root extension inner layupsreaching into footwell
Access hole positions transferred insideFlap root extension outer layupsRear upper fuselage holes marked
access panel and support rib layupsflap slot damage insiderebate around tunnel slot for tie-bar
Adapting fuel filter for MAP sensorflaps stored in cockpitRecesses for switch guard nuts
Adding an extra wire to firewall penetrationFlettner strips bonded to tabsredundant cylinder shroud
Adjusting height of wing slingfloxing vent pipe holesRedux pre-bond thickness on port wing ribs
aft baffleFlying but not in a EuropaRedux spread ready for wing skin bond
Aft baffle anchor nutsFoam supports carved to fit under footwell floorsRedux surplus after pre-bonding
Aft baffle fuel hose slot changedForward socket heater clampRedux test piece
Aft port wing pin socket pad shimmedForward wing socket bolts - portRedux test piece broken
Aft wing pin socket padsForward wing socket bolts - starboardRedux thickness on starboard rib flanges
Aft wing socket new hole - portFuel elbow adjustedregulator mounted on firewall
aileron balance after paintingfuel filler trial fittingRelease film for wing skin pre-bonding
aileron balance after painting with dimension linesFuel gauge sender headRemoving a bad top-hat layup
aileron balance after sanding undersidesfuel hose clearance from engine mountRemoving another bad top-hat layup
aileron balance check after paint removalfuel hose firewall fitting mockupremoving engine
aileron balance check after paint removalfuel hose in tunnelremoving engine mount fixings
aileron balancing after 2nd paintingfuel hose marked for cutting at firewallRemoving flap root extension former
Aileron drive bolt alignmentfuel hose protection on aft baffleremoving old connectors from fuel filler
aileron fillingfuel hose protection on aft baffle - wrong sizeremoving old connectors from fuel filler
Aligning flap hinge plates FL1 FL2 FL3fuel hose routing in tunnelResin pump calibration checks
alignment fixture for flap cross-tube guidefuel hose with clip in tunnelRestrictor hose with firesleeve
Alternative filters for MAP sensorfuel hose, tunnel to firewallretract bungee re-fitted
alternator and GR6 regulator connexionsfuel hoses all connectedretract bungee secured
alternator cable securedfuel hoses with firesleeveRetract down-latch
altimeter knob shaft extenderFuel level sensor amplifierretract lever fitted
AN970-3 washers modifiedfuel level sensor cover fittedretract lever guide plate
anchor nuts for baffle fixingFuel level sensor tee-pieceRetract lever holes
anchor nuts for cooler bafflesfuel line from flow sender to unionRetract lever position
Arbour press ram modificationfuel line union at wheel wellRetract lever slot cut
attaching Belleville washer to spar cupfuel pipe from gascolator to pumpRetract lever slot marking-out
audio sockets fittedfuel pipe from pump to flow senderRig tailplanes
audio wires solderedfuel pipe to gascolatorRight-angle adaptor for wing-leveller servo
audio wires supportedFuel pipes from tank to selector valveright-angle connector cover for wing leveller servo
Audio wiring supportFuel pump clearanceroll servo connected
Audio wiring supportedFuel pump hoses with firesleeve re-alignedroll servo connector
awkward screw on bafflefuel return firewall fitting completedroll servo wires bundled
axle bolt lockwireFuel return hose with firesleeveroll servo wires laced
Bad and good airline connectorsfuel return line in cockpitRouting out brown foam
baffle clearance at oil tankfuel return restrictorRowland with hammer
baffle clearance from oil hosesfuel systemRTV around firewall
baffle clearance from oil tank elbowFuel tank adaptorsRTV around firewall
baffle clearance from water hosefuel tank C adaptor fittedrubber parts of rudder shaft seal
baffle edge sealsFuel tap cover modifiedrubbing blocks on tower
baffle for gap between radiator and oil coolerFuel valve trial assemblyRudder bellcrank split-pins
baggage bay - first edge layupsfuel ventrudder cable seal port
battery boxfuseholder studs shortenedrudder cable seal starboard
battery box mouldfuselage centreline marksRudder cable turnbuckles installed aft
battery isolator etc mountedfuselage damage at flap cross-tuberudder crank firewall relief marking
battery strap sewingFuselage dollyrudder deflection 2nd check
Beam balance fine adjusterfuselage hard-points for wing pin socketsrudder deflection first check
blue foam for seat bases and battery box mouldfuselage in trailerRudder flange damage
blue foam side stiffenerfuselage levelling jigrudder hung on clecos
Bonding clip for sight gauge tubingFuselage on starboard sideRudder jig for sanding
Bonding CS02 and CS03Fuselage parked tail end inRudder layup
Bonding CS05 to CS03fuselage ready to go into trailerRudder port side filled
bonding eyeball ventsFuselage spar hole layuprudder pulley access covers
bonding fin tipFuselage spar hole repairrudder shaft seal fixings
bonding Flettner strips to tabsfuselage top propped uprudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding in FL18sfuselage top upside down in garagerudder shaft seal fixings
bonding in flap cross-tube guideFuselage trim linerudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding in port wing horn boxesFuselage upside-downrudder shaft seal fixings
bonding lower port footwell conduitFuselage winched out of trailerrudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding on fuselage top mouldinggap at bottom of oil coolerrudder shaft seal fixings
Bonding pitot/static tubing clipsgap between cooling duct and cowlRudder shaft seals fitted
bonding port NACA ductgap between radiator and oil coolerRudder starboard side polished
bonding shoot bolt guide in doorgap for upper bump stopSagging filler
bonding side stiffenersgaps in duct around coolerssanded through paint on starboard aiieron
bonding starboard cockpit conduitGarden shedSander for curved parts
bonding starboard NACA ductgascolator hatch splash mouldingSanding filler on rudder
bonding studs to underside of tunnelGel coat drips & runssanding paint off stbd aileron upper surface
bonding upper port footwell conduitGel-coat trial finishsanding paint off underside of starboard aileron
bonding wing root fairingsGel-coating ruddersanding port aileron underside
Boring crank arm holegetting ready to fill tailplanesanding port aileron upper side
Both wings in garageGPO Research Station Dollis Hillsanding through filler on starboard aileron
Bottom fuselage half upside-downGPS antenna fittedSandvik abrader
Bowden cable protectionGPS antenna ground planeSatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
Bowden cable protectionGPS antennae on instrument moduleScrew fouling rudder cable
Bowden cable protection on aft baffleGR6 regulator connectorScrew spacers for stiffnuts
bracket for fuel line unionGrommets for wires entering instrument modulescrewcutting AN840-6D boss
bracket formers from blue foamHandle for lifting forward end of fuselageseals around oil hoses
Bracket layups held in placeheadrest hole brown foam routed outseat base foam proposals
brake bolt lockwireheadrest hole for wiresSeat foam recess for fuel sensor
Brake filler hole coverheating resistors on aileron quick-connect bellcranksServo bellcrank relieved
Bridge to hold down tubing clipsHeating resistors on wing pin socketsServo cable clips
brown foam cover for tie-bar tunnel slotHolder for thinning FL11Servo link rod fouling
brushes retracted for protectionhole for port NACA ductServo link rod length
BT Research Labs Martlesham Heathhole for starboard NACA ductServo mount bolts safetied
Bulkhead location on fuselage top mouldinghole in stick base socket for wiresSetup for first aileron hinge hole
bush for Dremel cutoff wheelholes for audio socketsshaping door handles
C04 fitted to radiatorHoles in the wing skinshelf cut out
C04 water hose and air filter foulingHorn-box recess enlargedshoot bolt alignment
C05 fitted to radiatorHose braid flaringshoot bolt guides bonded
C05 fitting to radiatorhose cut for fitting endshoot bolt guides in door frame
C05 TEE to carbhose end assembledshort turnbuckle
cable clamp on gearboxhose end damageshortening FL15 cross-tube
carburettor Bowden cable fittingshose fitted to socketside baffles for oil cooler
carburettor heat hose routehose insertion checkSleeve through thigh locker
card template for aft bafflehose to fuel pump trial fitSling for fuselage top moulding
card template for aft baffle unfoldedhose to fuel pump trial fitslot for fuel hose on aft baffle
Carving flap root extension formerhub and brake lockwireslot in aft baffle for C04 water hose
Carving flap root extension formerInitial fit of fuselage top mouldingslot in aft baffle for C04 water hose
Carving flap root extension formerInstalling carb heat pipingslot in aft baffle for C04 water hose
carving foam for starboard seat recessInstrument module brackets.slot in port baffle for CHT wire
Chamfer for tailwheel arm mountInstrument module cutout for radio panelSmall cockpit conduit port side
check tailplane torque tube levelInstrument module fixing screwsSmartASS box fitted
Check where to cut C05 water hoseInstrument module fixing screws obstructedsoft sanding block
check XTW06 lineup for XTW15 bondinginstrument module inner flangeSpacer for oil tank bracket fixing
Checking CS05 centre distanceinstrument module ventilation holesspacing fuel hose from engine mount
checking hose lengths into cooling ductinstrument panels black anodizedspanner jammed on firewall fuel elbow
Choke lettering trialInstrument sub-panelSpar - bellcrank clearance
Choke T-handle letteringIpswich airportspar guides
Cleco sternpost in placejig for thinning blue foamspar hole layups removed
CLIP000 hose clip too largejoining baffle partsSplash layup temporary bonding
clips retaining wires to fuel pump and flow sensorKeeping rudder pedals at neutralSplash moulding for top of containment bulkhead
clips securing brake linekink in fin splash mouldingSplash moulding on brackets
Cockpit module bondingKit partsSpraying CS05 torque tubes
Cockpit module pre-bond inspection rigLanding gear mount corrosionstainless steel firewall fitting problem
Cockpit module spar bush bondinglaser etched legendsstainless steel firewall patch
Cockpit module trimmed and frettedlathe changewheels for threading bushstainless steel firewall patch fitted
Cockpit module tunnel edges trimmedlayup covering tie-bar tunnel slotstarboard aft baffle fitting
cockpit port side conduitlayup filed back to expose Belleville washerstarboard baffle fitting
cockpit side conduit bendinglayup for internal-corner conduit clipsstarboard baffle forward bend
conduit for VHF comms antenna cablelayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkheadstarboard CHT wire in baffle slot
conduit hole in rear bulkheadlayup on aft face of baggage bay bulkhead with peel-plyStarboard footwell conduit
conduit on baggage-bay rooflevel fuselagestarboard rudder crank and spring fitted
Conduit sleeves and tube clipsLevelling fuselageStarboard wing conduit tryout
confirming correct connectors for fuel fillerLG02 propped up to check cable clearanceStarboard wing on car roof bars
Containment bulkhead clearanceLG02A profilingstarter cable bush
Containment bulkhead sides bowedLocations for traffic monitor dipolesstarter cable bush manufacture
cooling duct final fittinglower firewall panel fittedstarter cable bush threading
cooling duct fittedLumps on wing top skinStarter wiring in baffle location
cooling duct marked for 2nd trimM6 ring terminals enlarged to M8steel parts of rudder shaft seal
cooling duct with first fit of sealsmachining vacuum adaptorstick-top switch mount
cooling fanmagneto lead feedthroughstorage of painted tailplanes
Cooling fan fittedMaking clips for stall-warner tubeStraightedge on fin
cowl and propeller test assemblyMaking composite conduit clipsstrobe power supply mounted
cowl assembled with clecosMaking filter adaptor for MAP sensorstuds bonded to underside of tunnel
Cowl first assemblyMaking filter adaptor for MAP sensorsub-panel legend overlay
cowl first trial fit on fuselageMaking filter adaptor for MAP sensorsupport for trim tabs
cowl fit after trimmingMaking fuel tank adaptorsT-handle for choke
cowl fittedmaking internal-corner conduit clipsTailplane alignment
cowl fitted with clecosMaking new top-hat layups between door framestailplane holders in trailer
cowl fitted with temporary screwsmaking oil cooler bottom baffleTailplane outboard rib
cowl overlap on fuselagemaking protective cover for fuel level senderTailplane pip pin recesses
cowl positioning jigmaking replica of LG frame for fitting firewallTailplane tips
Cowl to duct sealmaking stick-top switch mount (1)tailwheel arm mount pad ground down
cowl trimming guide linemaking stick-top switch mount (2)Tailwheel arm mount plywood stack
cowl with propshaft holemaking stick-top switch mount (3)tailwheel cables with turnbuckles
Crank arm clamped to CS03 for drillingmaking stick-top switch mount (4)Tailwheel mount painted
crowbar etc mountedMaking support sleeves for wing conduitTank spacer layup
crowfoot spannersmaking tailwheel towing deviceTank support layups
CS04 clamped in positionmaking threading tool holdertank vent assembly curing
CS04 shaped to fitmaking throttle box custom washertank vent pipe to filler
CS10 pivot markingsmaking up a hose endTE support for sanding
CS14 alignmentMaking wooden handle for brake leverTEE in C05 water hose
Cupboards for glass and resinmanifold pressure restrictorTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - first method
Curing BID strips at rear of cockpit moduleMark lower rear access hole positionTemporarily tensioning rudder cables - second method
curing Flettner strip fillerMark Mod 77 bracket positionTemporary shelf for wiring panels
Curing tent over inverted fuselageMarking holes for LG01 top tube drillingtest alignment of rudder shaft seal
custom hex drill bitMarking out for fuel gauge sendertest fit of AN nut on FRFF
Cutout for tailwheel arm mountmarking out for tailwheel tracks in trailertest fit of fuel line elbow on firewall
Cutting away TE between aileron and flapmarking slot for flap actuator cross-tubeTest fit of NPT thread in end of FRFF
Cutting back FL18SMass-balance weights paintedtesting stainless steel firewall fit
cutting C05 water hosemaster switch terminalsThin patches on rudder root
Cutting out fuselage rear bulkheadmesh for cooling fanThin spots on rudder hinge vee
cutting semi-circular hole in baffleMGL sub-panel instrumentsthrottle box with custom washers
Cutting trim slotsMGL TP-3 fittedthrottle lever handle
dipped firesleeve ends dryingMilling the slot in the rudder cable guidestie-bar plywood brace bonding
dipping firesleeve endsMinitool jigsaw blade clamp modificationTools
Dispenser bottle nozzlesModel aeroplanesTop of containment bulkhead trimmed
dolly hold-down nutplate locationsmodified connector for temperature sensorTorque tube support
door handle partsModified ironTP10 drill setup
door handle trial assemblyModify rear bulkhead for Mod 77TP10 drill setup
door hinge gapModifying fuel tap coverTP12 - TP10 trial fit
door hinge recesses maksedmount for Airbox Aware 5TP14 split pins
door hinges maskedmounting oil cooler in ductTraffic monitor dipoles fitted
door latch fittingmoving fuselage to rigging dollytrail assembly of cooling duct
door pushrod angle slotNACA duct flanges drilledtrail fit of water radiator
door pushrod tangsNACA duct recess scratchingtrailer floor rot
door rebate impressionsNACA duct recesses filledtrailer pulley adrift
doors fittedNanoVNA splash screentrailer pulley repair
doors hingedNeville Eyre's cowlTrailer ramp gas springs
Double marking of holes in cockpit moduleNew aft baffle fuel hose slot markedtrailer spar clamp change
Double tube clip materialnew fuel filler connectors installedtrailer stuff moved out to get at wings
Dowel roller for inside wing repairNew peel-ply roll mounttrailer winch rope fairlead fitting
Drill CS17new resin balance placardtrailer winch rope fairlead on frame
Drill TP10new shoot bolt holetrailer winch rope fairlead on spar support
Drilling pushrod ends using vee-blocksnutplates for dolly screwstrailer winch wire rope clamp
Drilling the torque tube hole in the seat faceOAT sensor wire holetrailer winch wire rope route
duct side puzzleOAT sensor wiredtrailer wing dolly restraints
duct sides versus templateodyssey batterytrailer wiring clear of winch rope
duct-tape masking for aileron bellcrank pad bondingoffering engine to fuselagetransponder installation
Dummy pitot-static mastoil cooler bottom baffle fittedtransponder loom in conduit
Dummy TS05oil cooler hoses fittedtransponder loom lacing
Dynon D2 & Airbox Aware 5 mountedOil cooler seal OKtrial fit of all stainless steel firewall panels
electrical items on firewallOil cooler seal too tighttrial fit of assembled upper stainless steel firewall panels
electrical wiring on firewall itemsOil cooler to radiator baffle fittedtrial fit of cooling duct
Engine alignment checkoil hose at pump inlettrial fit of engine to fuselage
engine mount bolt split pinsoil hose return routingTrial fit of instrument panel to firewall
Engine mount re-fittedoil hose routingTrial fit of main & radio panels to instrument modle
engine on craneoil hose routing at tanktrial fit of oil cooler
engine removedoil hoses passing rear starboard baffletrial fit of port baffle
engine sump banjo rotated and lockedoil pipe routing testtrial fit of rudder shaft seals
engine without shroudoil pressure and temperature wiringtrial fit of silencer
Enlarged gate for traileroil return hose routetrial fit of stainless steel firewall patch
Enlarging aft baffle cable slotsoil sensor wires sleevedtrial fit of stainless steel lower firewall panel
Enlarging aileron hinge screw holesoil tank bracket screwtrial fit of starboard baffle
EURO29 bolt differencesoil tank fittedtrial fit of trimmed firewall panels
EURO29 bolts lock-wiredold connectors on fuel fillertrial fit of upper stainless steel firewall panel flange
exhaust hole in cowlold connectors removed from fuel fillertrial fit of upper stainless steel firewall panels
exhaust pipe nutsOne-cup resin balanceTrial hole for transponder head
Expansion hose bottomOutriggertrial of cowl to duct fabric
Expansion hose topover-centre test bossestrial of hose on overflow bottle
eyeball mount position checkoverflow bottle mountedtrial of overflow hose route
eyeball vents bondedoverflow bottle straptrial of seal on duct side
eyeball vents fixed to wooden mountsoverhead panel bracket layuptrial setting of wing incidence
eyeball vents in wooden mountsoverhead panel bracketstrial setting of wing incidence 2
F18 filler neck BID strapsoverhead panel fittedtrim & stall-warner fuse wiring
F18 filler neck fittedoverhead panel layupTrim and anti-servo tab
F18 foam spacerpainting flap hangerstrim tabs rubbed down
F18 foam spacer fittedpanel holes for warning lightstrimming stainless steel sheet with power nibbler
F33 door latch cover trimmingpanel wiring support shelfTubing clip bond failure
Failed bond on flap root extensionparting off stepped washertunnel slot for tie-bar
failed funnel flatteningparts sprayed whiteTurnbuckles fitted forward and rubbing on floor
failed rivet replacedParts spread out on lawnturning down AN840-6D boss
fettle NACA ductPatch for aft baffle fuel hose slotturning down hex aluminium bar for FRFF
Filing CS09Apitot & static tubing through cockpit sidetyre clearance
Filing down CS07/CS08Pitot-static mast connexionunderside of starboard aileron with paint and filler sanded off
filing engine mount weld filletpitot-static systemUnidentified objects in fuel tank
filling tailplanePitot-static tubing connectorsUnsatisfactory Nicopress sleeve
filling trim link slotPlastic bottlesupper bump stop
Filter for MAP sensor fittedplastic conduit through baggage bayUSB outlet on main panel
Filters for MAP sensor comparedplastic tub for flap cross-tube guideUSB power outlet on instrument module
fin splash moulding taped in placeplenum chambervacuum port adaptors
fin tip flanges trimmedplotting trim link rod pathvacuum pump pad cover
Fin wedged openpoor sewing on battery strapvacuum system
final fit of cooling ductport aileron balance after sanding undersidevent hardware trial fitting
Finger strainers and tank adaptorsPort aileron bellcrank mountventilation connexion port
Finishing rudder port sideport CHT wire in baffle slotventilation connexion starboard
Finishing rudder tipPort flap aligned with aileronventilation interior port
fire extinguisher mountedport flap BID patchventilation layup port
fire extinguisher re-fitPort flap clamped to templateventilation layup starboard
firesleeve dip penetration testport flap filledVoid between rib and bottom skin
firesleeve dip penetration testport footwell conduit bondedW35 gussets on tie-bar
firesleeve ends dippedPort footwell conduit trialwater hose routing
firesleeve on firewall feed-throughport rudder crank and spring fittedwater pipe routing test
Firesleeve on fuel pump hosePort tip flange misalignmentwater temperature sensor wiring
firewall clearance with port rudderPort wing aileron bellcrankwater trap adaptors
firewall clearance with starboard rudderPort wing aileron closeout cutawayWeekend Workshop
firewall fuel elbowPort wing on flap templateWeights for wing skin bonding
firewall panels trimmed to clear rudder systemPort wing skin pre-bondingWet sanding with guide coat
firewall pass-through from M8 boltPort wing skin slotted to clear tip flange misalignmentWheel re-fitted with lockwire
firewall pass-through made from jam funnelPort wing tilted onto LEWing conduit installation
firewall templatesPosition sternpost holeWing fairing protector
firewall wire bundle testPositioning CS09Wing leveller servo mounted
first plan of items on firewallPotential control restrictionwing leveller servo wire route
first successful wing rigpotentiometer lockWing on table for pin fitting
first trim of cooling ductpotentiometer shaft slotWing pin fitting
Fit trim servopower distribution terminalsWing rear closeout spacer
fitting baffle edge sealspre-wire master switchWing repair completed
Fitting fuel valve mounting platePreparing for spar bush bondingWing skin bonded
Fitting fuselage rear bulkheadpreparing to fill tailplaneWing skin cut away for repair
Fitting Mod 70 rubbing stripspreparing to sand starboard aileronWing slings
Fitting rubber to new aft baffle fuel hose slotprofiling tailplanewing socket hardpoint layups 1
fitting starboard NACA ductprofiling tailplaneWing TE aileron closeout trimming
Fitting switches to sub-panelprofiling tailplaneWing tip support
fitting tailwheel tracks in trailerprofiling tailplaneWings first pinned together
Fitting trailer floorprofiling tailplanewingtip to wingtip string test
Fitting trim & stall-warner fuseholdersprofiling tailplanewingtip to wingtip string test 2
fitting vent hardware to F18profiling tailplanewirebook
FL15 paint removedprofiling tailplanewires 101 and 104 made in welding cable
FL15 rubbing strip positionprop drive dowels safety-wiredwiring from busbar to fuseblocks
FL15 rubbing stripsprop stored in garageWitness marks on CS22 & CS23
FL15 rubbing strips bondedpropeller brush bracket checkWooden block for rudder hinge vee
FL18 hinge bracket alignment - first tryPropeller deliveryXTW06 alignment
FL18 hinge brackets on straight-edgepulley mount trialXTW06 alignment template
FL18s re-positionedpulling comm antenna coax throughXTW15 magnetic retainer
FL22 starboard alignmentRadiator fitted
Flapradiator to oil cooler gaps not sealed

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