00 Airplane Arrives

This entry is part 22 of 28 in the series 00 - Prep/Logistics

We have an airplane. And I think I should have built a bigger shop.

At around 3:30pm, Dan Fast pulled in the driveway.

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Because I went ahead and mounted the center wing spar, the fuselage had to be transported almost on it’s side.

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Me and my son Steve. That’s the left wing we’re standing in front of.

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Dan removing all the straps that held everything in place.

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The wings are in.

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The left main wheel was removed so that’s got to be reinstalled.

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It takes four people to get the fuselage off the trailer and on it’s own wheels. With me, Dan and Steve, we needed another person, the bigger the better. So we made the call to our good friends Tim and Anne. Here’s Tim with Steve probably wondering how this thing is supposed to fly.

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Tim’s wife Anne brought the necessary celebratory refreshments.

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The following show the fuselage coming off the trailer and into the shop.


All done!

My wife Ann (left) with Tim’s wife Anne (right). It’s got to be good mojo to have a couple hot babes celebrating the new project, right?

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Family photo. Me, Ann and Steve.

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 Two more pictures. These are from the web cam.





 See what I mean? I should have built a bigger shop.

 Next, I get to do inventory… again.

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