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  • 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...
  • Eclipse Jet

    I flew a jet! And it was awesome! Flying the Eclipse Jet 550 was quite a bit easier than I’d imagined and not all that unsimilar from flying my Cirrus. This flight when straight into my logbook as my first turbine time and my first multi-engine time. How cool?! How,...
  • Back From Mexico

    It’s been a while. Back at the beginning of March, Rod, the founder of FlyOtto and OpenAirplane was in town for some news interviews. He and I hung out and went flying for a couple days. Then I was off on spring break last week. I had a great time...