Covering

Fuselage Covering

April 26., 2012

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1 Rudder ready to cover with Solartex Fabric

Rudder ready to cover with Solartex Fabric, note the tail light

3 Elevator covered with Solartex fabric
2 Rudder covered with Solartex fabric

Rudder covered with Solartex fabric

4 Top wing center section covered with Solartex fabric

Elevator covered with Solartex fabric

Top wing center section covered with Solartex fabric

5 Bottom view of top center wing section without hatches 7 Left side covered with Solartex fabric

 Bottom view of top center wing section without hatches

Left side covered with Solartex fabric

8 Solartex added to right side 9 Right rear side view

Solartex added to right side

Right rear side view

10 Rear view 11 Left rear View

Rear view

Left rear view

12 Adding Flight-Metal aluminum to the Solartex fabric that covers the all wood surfaces 13 Finished covering with Flight-Metal aluminum

Adding Flight-Metal aluminum to the Solartex fabric that covers the all wood surfaces

 Finished covering with Flight-Metal aluminum

14 Ready Scotch briting 15 Finished Scotch briting

Ready for Scotch briting

Finished Scotch briting

16 Rudder & elevator glued in place with epoxy then filled with balsa block sanded & covered with Solartex

Rudder & elevator glued in place with epoxy then filled with balsa block sanded & covered with Solartex

Wing Covering

17 Covring top of aileron

Covering top of aileron

19 Top finished

Top finished

21 Ready to cover the bottom

Ready to cover the bottom

23 Rest of top wing

 Rest of top wing

25 Bottom finished

Bottom finished

27 Both right & left bottom wings are fininhed & ready for pink-it strips to be added
18 Bottom ready to cover

 Bottom ready to cover

20 Bottom finished

Bottom finished

22 Top finished

Top finished

24 Bottom covered

Bottom covered

26 Before & after compairson of left & rignt bottom wings

Before & after comparison of left & right bottom wings

28 Left & right bottom of boitom wing sections.

 Both right & left bottom wings are fininhed & ready for pink-it strips to be added

Left & right bottom of bottom wing sections.

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Rib Stitching is next

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