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ljkrume
PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:46 pm 
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Gonna bring it to Sedona? Looks like yer really close to finishing... Les


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Hagle347
PostPosted: Fri Mar 08, 2019 6:06 pm 
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Les, You know the timeline. Close - yes, but not enough time to get 'done', have a DAR sign it off and get phase one flown off before Sedona's Dates. I've been party to some discussions about another Sedona "Fall Gathering". That I think I can do. I'll start looking at the 3rd or 4th weekend of September. Any later than that and Utah weather gets changable.

Now - Status on TH. The first part of the year has shown really good progress on getting towards 'Done'. Last weekend all electrical systems were checked. Comm radios and headset panel work as it's supposed to. Today I placed the fuel tank on the cradle only to find that the door on the fuel tank filler won't close. Back to fabricating a new door. I should get the windshield installed tomorrow. I ran into a small fitment issue with the throttle quadrant. Also back to fabricate status.

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Hagle347
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:32 am 
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Last week ended with the final installation of the fuel tank, instrument panel and windshield.
It's down to final fiberglass fairings, double check all the fuel fittings, torque seal and set the travel on the throttle quadrant.
I'm in the process of getting a DAR scheduled for just after Sun N Fun.

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Hagle347
PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:23 pm 
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Final disassembly over the weekend so that the airplane could be moved to the house. Cause? Our current hangars are being demolished and the replacement ones not ready until September. In the meantime, April should bring completion on the final handful of items remaining in order to get a DAR to issue my airworthiness certificate. Planning on that happening by the end of April.

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For now, it’s enjoying the home in home built.
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fytrplt
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Looks like the trailer works fine.

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Hagle347
PostPosted: Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:17 am 
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The new fuel cover is done and in place. It's reinforced so that one camloc should keep it secure

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All the plastic wrap is now off the canopy in order to do final attachment of the outer aluminum trim strips.

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Hagle347
PostPosted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:32 pm 
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Ah, this is where the hard work pays off. The DAR has availability on May 3. Paperwork has been started with the FAA and I have an advance copy of the operating limits.
The rest of the timeline-
Move the airplane to KCEW ( an 8000 ft paved runway) for reassembly.
After assembly, it gets weighed and it’s pitot/static inspection done.

May 3rd - fingers crossed....airworthiness cert issued.
First flight - TBA


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