Travis Corbin's Blog (6)

More Progress...

Wing skeletons are complete and it we finished earlier than we thought... Oooo, SCAREY! Now to skin the wings and start on the fuel system.

Added by Travis Corbin on February 12, 2010 at 9:23pm — No Comments

Progress Update

Empennage is done. Flaperon skeletons are done. Working on wing ribs & ordering materials to complete the wings and fuel system.

Added by Travis Corbin on October 13, 2009 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Horizontal Stabilizer Dimensions... Frustration!

For plans builders... Our experience was that the nose ribs on the horizontal stabilizer were 3 mm too long. If you shorten the nose ribs from the back, make sure you make the forward flange wider to leave enough edge distance for the forward rivet. You can lengthen the tip ribs, but then you have to lengthen the skin. Three sets of nose ribs later, stabs are complete.

Added by Travis Corbin on September 13, 2009 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

"Roughed" out a few parts on the water jet...

Added by Travis Corbin on June 25, 2009 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Got my cleco order from Aircraft Spruce today...

Ordered clecos from Aircraft Spruce on Monday & they arrived Friday but... Do you think I may have lost any along the way? (Shipped via Purolator)

Added by Travis Corbin on April 17, 2009 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

Elevator Tip & Nose Rib Fluting/Crimp Dimensions

Re: Parts # 75-T-3-1 & 75-T-3-2. Caleb emailed me a .pdf file showing the crimp locations this morning. I'm impressed with how fast they got back to me. Thanks Caleb! I'm not sure if or when the updated drawings will be available on the Zenair site but Caleb has them if any other scratch builders need them.

June 23rd update: The new updates to the plans have the dimensions on them.

Added by Travis Corbin on April 14, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

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