Canopy frame: 3.3 hours

Installed frame blocks and finished step drilling forward and aft latch pin blocks. Rough trimmed empennage fairing. Bonded all bosses to frame.


Empennage fairing: 6.2 hours

Decided to make an attempt at building a fairing. The fastback has more of an angle so the stock fairing will not fit without major cutting. Applied 4 plies of BID fiberglass and then covered with peel ply. Just hope it will break free!

Canopy frame: 2.4 hours

Finished shaping forward anchor block. Moved slowly as to not make any non recoverable mistakes. Fabricated anchor block shim and glued in position.  Had to move one nutplate to have good edge on the nylon block. Removed and replaced two rivets under block with double flush rivets.

Cut out carbon fiber and epoxied to top of mid bulkhead.