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“Cabby! Cabby!” Is It Really So Hard to Get a Cab Around Here??

Not for this guy!

Project #2 – Peaked / Split Windshield

Well, I happened across a guy that was selling a cab. This was not a taxi for sale, it was the “body” of a truck, … 253 more words

A Little Carbon Fiber

Cut the carbon fiber instrument panel frame and fitted it to the sub panel. Almost done with the fuselage kit. I also opened up the finish kit. More work…


Marine One Helicopter

During a recent visit to the Reagan Presidential Library, I had the opportunity of walking through Marine One, the helicopter that transported the President. This short video shows you the helicopter inside and out: 32 more words



Tonight I did some more dimpling and deburring in an effort to be ready to rivet on Saturday and Sunday.

I also installed the ELT bracket. 31 more words


Panel Mock-up

Downloaded X-Panel software to do some panel design. The software is pretty decent though I’ve found a few bugs already. The big bummer is that even though you can print out full size technical drawings of your panel it says to not use them for cutting the panel. 89 more words


2016-01  dashboard installation.

After I reinstalled the instrument panel, I had to start figuring out how to attach the dashboard, since this will be upholstered in black (faux) leather soon. 324 more words


Drilling and Deburring and an Instrument Panel

Tonight I match drilled the tail cone and then deburred all the holes. Tomorrow I’ll tackle breaking all the edges on the skins.

I also received my carbon fiber instrument panel by Aerosport Products. It’s really purdy!