Fuselage

Fuselage 25-02 (still cont)

I think I have dimpled and countersunk everything that is required in the chapter so I’m now ready to prime before assembly. Countersinking the Aft Center Section Bulkhead and Forward Centre Section Bulkhead is slightly…


Fuselage 25-02 (cont)

Vans expect a bit more of you in the first few pages of the fuselage chapter as only one side of anything symmetrical is shown. The ribs in the image are all identical apart from…


Fuselage 25-02

Started deburring and separating parts before priming. This is going to be the theme for a while as there are a lot of parts in this section. Remember to wear gloves when you’re doing this….stab..ouch..expletive..


Fuselage parts

Fuselage inventory

Two days later and I’m almost done!  The fuselage kit has a few more parts than the empennage – about three times the amount.  I have struggled to put everything away but am just about…


Crates

QB Wings & Fuselage kit delivered

After a couple of days battling with HMRC to get my crates released from the docks (Customs officer who didn’t know his own regulations), my Quick Build wings and slow-build fuselage kit arrived today.  I…