Chris Van Hoof's Cozy Mk IV
Plan # 219
Chapter 05 - Fuselage Sides
This is exciting, getting to make LARGE parts. Get some friend around for added courage and you'll be well prepared...don't get too many or they will hold you up...
A Vernier on wood - not me!
Mandy Latimore on scale & mixing
Ready for Micro, Glass & Epoxy
Jean & Chris having a stipple....
Weight on the edges
Chapter 06 - Fuselage Assembly
Your accuracy in the previous Chapters gets rewarded here ... ours just slipped together with minor adjustments.
Hey - its casting a shadow !
Tourniquet type squeeze holds the parts together while the epoxy sets
Front Seat Brace
The Floor Porcupine about ready to receive glass
Chapter 07- Fuselage Exterior
This teaches you how to make piles of dust...and shows how easily things are shaped.
Eben, Marius & my son Gavin mixing flox
Floor weighted with bricks while the epoxy cures
Naca scoop formed easily
Jean doing quality control
Hardpoint reinforcing in tent - winter!
Chapter 08 - Headrest, Heat Duct, Seat Belts & Step
The Headrests were a test in patience,
the Heat duct was the best out of 3 ...
Seatbelts were a cinch till I found my dimensions were out by 1.5" on the hardpoints.
I slogged thru' this chapter of little pieces and patience.