Continue Canopy Small projects

Jan 15th and 16th 2023, 17h

This week

  • Slider Block
    • Finish drilling hole to a .27″ and ensure the canopy can open and close easily
  • Latch: finish drilling, taping and add cotter pin
  • Super tracks
    • Finish sanding the super tracks canopy edge to make flush
    • Match drill bolt hole from inside fuselage #27 drill bit
    • Drill additional 2x screw holes from outside of fuselage #27
    • Countersink 3x screw holes, deburr, and bolt down
    • Align the the track extensions, with the canopy. This took sometime
    • Drill the tracks, and recheck alignment. This took sometime.
    • Install hardware and test. There is still one screw to instal with access issue.

The additional room with the Super tracks looks great

Next week:

  • Latch: Loosen the latch screw
  • Super track:
    • Instal last screw
    • Drill the stifferning strips and instal them
    • Test
  • Canopy side skins: install, test and decide whether we need to go with fiber glass
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