Total OneX Build Time: 866.0 hours
  • Got Dad's Help

    My parents came to visit, and my dad is helping me this week. You’ll see him drilling pilot holes in a critical piece. He did a fine job. We finished part of a part, needing missing hardware to complete it. Sonex said I should get the hardware by Feb 18-20....
  • Getting the Hang of It

    Tristan comes into my shop with a Lego he just built. Tristan: “Isn’t this a cool Lego Dad?” Me: “Yeah, it is! It looks like a plane with a big gatling gun on the front.” Tristan: “Yeah. I want you to have it to help you build your plane. If...
  • Tailwheel Achievement Unlocked

    That’s right. I got my tailwheel endorsement. That means when I finish building this plane, which may be several months from now, I can fly it. Rock on! This afternoon, without help to put the engine back on the bench, I started on a different tail parts. It bothersome to...
  • Waiting Game

    Working on the rear tail spar, I came to the point where I need some bolts, aviation grade bolts, but I couldn’t find them anywhere in the kit supplies. Called Sonex. Finally figured out the the aviation hardware comes in a seperate kit from a third party. We found the...
  • Horizontal Tail

    First aluminum part complete! First, following EAA’s helpful hint, I set up to be a part for the the tail front spar. Once everything was all set up (see first picture) the actual bending was almost too easy. This desired angle is 22.3° with 1/2” radius. The first bend I...