Aft fuselage: 6.2 hours

Installed lower longerons and ribs to aft skins. Clecoed bottom skin, very tight fit but went on better than expected.

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Marked reference lines on aft bulkhead for tailspring mount and drilled keeper holes. The plans are vague so I burned a lot of time on this. Anyway I found the updated measurements on the VAF forum highlighted below.

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Forward and mid fuselage: 6.2 hours

Finished riveting mid fuselage skins to substructure.

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Joined forward and mid fuselage assemblies after clecoing mid skins to assembly. Clecoed forward skins to substructure. Clecoed baggage assembly to mid fuselage and mid longerons to aft skins.

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