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  Sect 41 - Instrument Panel

  Sect 25-26 - Fuselage
  Sect 9 - Elevators
  Sect 8 - Horizontal Stabilizer
  Sect 7 - Rudder Assembly
  Sect 6 - Vert. Stabilizer
  Building Work Tables

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Tony's Build of the Van's Aircraft RV-10

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Paint Scheme Options
....Dec 18, 2021

Final updated paint scheme... I hope... Larger tail numbers and I like it...


 

Shop / Workspace
....Dec 8, 2021

I started this new building - office and workshop - more than 2 years ago. Material delivery issues and other economy factors has been a huge delay. But, thankfully, things finally appear to be moving forward. The primary structure is framed. The front facade and interior wall/floor framing are starting this week. So, hopefully in another couple weeks we will have a good image of what the new "airplane" shop will actually look like. Fingers crossed.


 

Paint Scheme Options
....Nov 9, 2021

More options on the paint scheme. Love the original design, but it had small lettering for the tail number. After some thought, I decided I really need the larger 12 inch letters... want to participate in the Caribean Air Rally, amoung other things and the taller letters are a requirement. So.. not like Jonathan can ever get finished until he puts paint on the body !! :)


 

Section 9 Elevators
....Sept 19, 2021

Match drilled, deburred, dimpled and primed. Finally applying some rivets again. Doing the elevators one side at a time.


 

Section 9 Elevators
....July 31, 2021

Everything clecod together. Match drill the skins, debure, dimple and prime. Should be riveting again sometime this week.


 

Avionics / Panel
....July 26, 2021

Carefully photographed everything as I took the panel apart. It has to come apart before you can install it again. The connectors and wiring harness, by Stein, are very well labeled.


 

Section 9 Elevators
....May 8, 2021

Well... have been putting these off for a while. Started working on these elevator tips a while back. Got very frustrated and set them asside. At a point where I have to attach them, so... can't avoid them now. What a PITA... They are together, but the process is ugly... thicker material, and they just don't go together. More work to do.


 

Section 9 Elevators
....April 21, 2021

Finally back to working on the elevators. The first tab bend was not great. Spent some time thinking through a better way and the remaining three tabs look good. Will cut off the first one and rivet on a replacemnt tab.


 

Avionics / Panel
....April 9, 2021

Got the panel unboxed and carefully placed on a table. Will need to set up a more proper place for this to live for a while. Really nice work from Stein.. looks really nice.


 

Avionics / Panel
....April 3, 2021

Got a box from Stein Air yesterday. Will take pictures of the unboxing as I get into it. Stein included some Garmin and Stein Air swag in the box... they have a couple of tags that are funny. "We aren't happy until you are broke." Pretty funny :)


 


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Status / Completed

08/01/21 - QB Wings Ordered
05/15/21 - New QB Fuse Delivered
04/25/21 - QB Fuse Returned
04/09/21 - Instrument Panel Delivered
12/2/20 - QB Fuse Delivered
11/29/20 - Hor. Stab Complete
05/2/20 - Rudder Completed
03/20/20 - Ordered QB Fuse
02/26/20 - V. Stab Completed
02/07/20 - Reserved N584TA
01/24/20 - Start Vertical Stabilizer
01/16/20 - Building Work Tables
01/02/20 - Ordered Empennage Kit
12/27/19 - Ordered Tools Cleaveland Tools Kit
8/2/19 - Preliminary Schedule Complete
7/5/19 - Working through preliminay schedule
7/1/19 - Planning, researching, etc.


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