Sailplane Construction Project Session #131
I worked most of the afternoon today finishing up
covering the Sailplane's fuselage with Polyspan Lite and putting on one coat
of clear dope. I took these series of pictures for you to see how it is
Left side of Fuselage
Two Hatches on the Bottom
Bottom of Stab Platform
Top Stringer Fillets
Bottom Stringer Fillets
This picture of me holding the covered fuselage
shows you just how large the fuselage really is.
Tomorrow I plan to cover the cowl with white
silk instead of Polyspan Lite because of the complex shape in the front
Late this afternoon the UPS guy delivered two
boxes. In the first one was my Klass Kote order consisting of 1/2 pint of
satin black, 1/2 pint of glossy black, an additional 1-pint of satin
catalyst and a quart of reducer as shown below.
In the second package was a gallon of nitrate
thinner shown below from Aircraft Spruce and Specialty Company. I have a lot
of clear doping to do and I was running short on
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