Archive for February 28th, 2010

2010 28 Feb

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After a 3-day intensive assembly session with lots of help from friends, the airplane is almost completely together & wired. Less than a few interior access plates, covers, seats and little wiring details.

Next up is configuring the EFIS, calibrating and validating the fuel tank indications.
Other tests like fuel flow measurements, running the engine for the first time and things like that are also awaiting.

We also hung the airplane to the hangar crane platform for the first time.
As expected, the platform didn’t break :-)
We initially had some lateral stability issues, but a few straps from the steps to the top center now keeps it from tipping sideways.
Thanks a lot to Markus for the awesome engineering.