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Okay, finally realized that I have a space / storage problem. Knocked over my right aileron, big dent in the trailing edge, got plane parts scattered all over the house, can barely walk in the…Continue
My 12 year old daughter is worried that I'm going to make a mistake during building that causes the plane to crash when I test fly it. I told her I'm going to have an EAA person look at it and that…Continue
My son and I rented a truck, and picked up the tail kit at the truck terminal - his first time seeing one of those. We used a couple of furniture dollies to move the crate. Then, while we had the truck, we picked up an air compressor and some wood for the workbench. Next is to build the work bench.
After the January workshop I am now the proud parent of a bouncing baby rudder! It may not be cosmetically perfect, but I would be willing to fly with it. I learned a lot at the workshop, and had a chance to fix some mistakes w/o it being a disaster. The basic skills were easy to pickup, and it was helpful to have the Zenith folks nearby for questions. I pretty much feel like I can build a Zodiac 650B. The biggest challenge is probably clearing & heating the garage and setting up a…Continue