Dans mon Pou-du-Ciel

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Laid out rib truss members — 2019-02-16 15:50:55

Laid out rib truss members for 1400mm ribs after the HM.293 design, enlarged and altered to preserve HM.14 spar widths.

1.0 hours, $0.

Rib patterns — 2019-02-14 20:39:47

Wrote a Python script to generate actual-size PDF files of airfoils with capstrip dimensions marked out for rib layout. Printed full size at Office Depot.

4.0 hours, $100.

Plywood layout — 2019-02-12 05:47:57

Laid out plywood fuselage pieces on 5 scaled-down 61x61" sheets. Left enough excess to produce gussets and reinforcements specified in plans.

2.0 hours, $0.

Made build-log website — 2019-02-10 18:28:50

Made a website to serve as a build log for my own reference and that of others, as well as to prove to a DAR that I did the work if I fail to meet Part 103.

8.0 hours, $10.

Laid out cabin mockup side — 2019-02-09 02:59:02

Laid out one side of a mockup for the cabin in cheap ΒΌ" plywood.

1.0 hours, $5.

Drafted out wing — 2019-02-09 02:51:43

Drafted out front and back wing to determine rib chord and spacing with 22% front spar centerline location.

2.0 hours, $0.

Drafted out fuselage — 2019-02-09 02:49:57

Drafted side and top views of the fuselage, 1936 version, to determine geometry.

3.0 hours, $0.

Translated Manual — 2019-02-09 02:44:29

Translated construction portions of Le Sport de l'Air from French to English. Cost is for printing.

20.0 hours, $5.