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Building our airplane
Now in the works

Starting the Wing Assembly.

Soon, this will be a wing...
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...right now, this is the right wing skeleton.

Ribs rivetted to Front Spar.

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October 28th, 2003

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Nov. 11th, 2003   Top skins fitted to right wing.

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Nov. 13th,  2003  Bottom skins clecoed to right wing skeleton.

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Nov. 19, 2003: Galy is doing the clecos, I'm doing the "clicks".

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Nov. 23rd. Tank attaching brackets fitted to the spar.

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Nov. 25.  Right Wing Fuel Tank started, waiting for more clecos.

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Nov. 27, Fuel Tank fitted to Right Wing. WoW!

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Dec. 10, 2003. Assembling the Fuel Tank. There are a few hundred holes to be sealed in it. If just one will not be sealed properly...

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The fuel cap sealed with the grey "Black death". Ooooops, the clip of the vent line is missing!

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Preliminary leak test of right fuel tank.

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Flap upper skin dimpled.

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Final assembly of the left aileron.

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Starting the Fuselage.

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Work started by the book, with the Firewall.