Total OneX Build Time: 1085.0 hours
  • Tri-Motor

    My good old friend Jay Stiles came to visit with his family. So happy to have them. On Saturday we went to the Ford Tri-Motor event at Goodyear airport. Rob Mooi and his boys also joined us. What a blast! This plane was build in 1928, 90 years ago! I...
  • Rear Bulkhead

    Despite fear of future parts not fitting, I riveted the rear bulk head together. I’ll keep my fingers crossed that everything will fit fine. Denny Smith and Jim Armstrong, both Sonex builder, came by to check out my work. These guys are full of experience and fun stories. Suprisingly, they...
  • Rear Fuselage

    Tristan’s 6ths Birthday was last week end. It was a blast. Preparations began last Friday. On Monday I began indoctrination to be a pilot for Elite Flight Jets. Exciting! In the mist of all that I was able to knock out a couple more parts for the fuselage (two middle...
  • Tail Trophies

    Lots got done today. The vertical and horizontal tail are done. (fist pump) Yeah! The horizontal tail is 7 feet long without a flat surface to rest on the floor safely. So, in what appears to be tradition amonst home builders, I mounted it to the wall, along with the...
  • Tail Almost Done

    Riveting was the name of the game in the morning. I pulled one or two rivets and the horizontal tail was all attached. Next I revisted the horn ribs that I drilled to short. I cut these out of fresh sheet aluminum and bent them to shape. It was all...