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Red Day - Fuselage Gets it's First Color

We had a brief stop by the hangar today as we just had to see how the red color turned out on the fuselage. Craig finished the first of two coats of the red metallic on the fuselage last night. 123 more words

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Masking is Nearly Complete

Two updates in one day? That’s right, you get a double update today! After sneaking away from work for an hour, we stopped by to see how the last of the masking was going. 203 more words

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Paint Scheme Duplication and Masking

I finished up the last of the work I could do while Craig was working on the layout. The stainless tank screws were all installed and parts in the pile were cleaned up and prepared for installation next week. 211 more words

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Right Side Scheme Layout Complete

I stopped by the hangar today to do some more parts assembly. While there, I saw that Craig had finished laying out the scheme on the right side of the fuselage. 178 more words

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The White Ghost, Graphic Layout Begins, and Parts Go Back On!

Things are definitely progressing and I can actually see the light at the end of the tunnel. The fuselage is now completely white and it looks great. 657 more words

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Monumental Moment with the Fuselage

Today was a monumental day, but before we get there, let me describe what else we did. The day started with my finishing the wet sanding of the remaining wheel pants. 359 more words

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Rudder Prep, Landing Light Recess Paint, Fuselage Sanding and Wet Sanding Begins

I found myself with an open afternoon so I went down to the hangar to help with the paint work Craig has been doing lately. When I got there he was finishing preparing the rudder and rudder bottom cap for paint and it was hung on the racks. 328 more words

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