Total OneX Build Time: 866.0 hours
  • Right Box Panel

    Knocked out all the missing parts this morning. Rote manual labor. With all the parts required for the fuselage box side panels, I proceeded to dill hundreds of holes into the longerons and vertical struts. These have been updrilled and are ready for deburring/riveting tomorrow. The top left longeron called...
  • Parts and More Parts

    Built a bunch more parts today. Then I began assembly of the right side of the fuselage box. That when I realized that I didn’t build near enough parts. The fuselage box calls for multiple brackets and other parts that I had only build one of each. Doh! So back...
  • Forward Fuselage Begins

    The body hammers and dollies kit arrives this weekend. I applied the tools best I could. Although the hammers definitely shaped the metal, the metal became thinner and took on subtly concave shapes, not to mention lot of tiny dents. So I ordered new skins. They should arrive by Friday....
  • Expensive Mistake :.(

    sigh It was time to work on the turtle deck, the round cover over the top of the rear fuselage. That plans here had some general instruction which I found very crytic. I read them half a dozen times and couldn’t make much sense of them. What I did wrong...
  • Pulleys

    On one of the rear bulkheads, pulleys are used to lead cables to the rudder. These are detailed in the control assebly part of the plans. They note that access to the pulleys is easier while the fuselage is being assembled, so I looked it up. Although only two pulleys...