Archive for October, 2017

A rainy Sunday at CYPQ

Oct 29 2017

Checking out if a National 490-C parachute will fit well in the front of the Citabria. Unfortunately it positions the front pilot…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 29, 2017

Oct 29 2017

Preparing Triangular Seat Brace for Glassing Rounded the corners on the seat brace and vacuumed the outer foam sides.  Covered the fuel…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 28, 2017

Oct 28 2017

Trial fit of triangular seat brace into position.  Seatback filed in area of fuel valve bracket to allow triangular brace to lay…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 20, 2017

Oct 20 2017

The fuel valve was covered in saran wrap to avoid it being floxed in place since it needs to be removable. The…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 16, 2017

Oct 16 2017

Weights were removed from the seatback brace. The four port 3-way fuel valve was fastened to the aluminum bracket with two machine…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 15, 2017

Oct 15 2017

The spacers are now permanently secured to one of the seat back braces. This assembly was placed into a temporary jig so…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 14, 2017

Oct 14 2017

Prepared a temporary jig to align both triangular braces and for spacer positioning.  Inserted small nails through the pre-drilled holes in the…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 9, 2017

Oct 09 2017

Workshop temperature was 24 deg C and 58% humidity. 32g resin and 12g hardner was mixed with micro bubbles. The micro mixture…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 8, 2017

Oct 09 2017

Rounded the edges of the foam on the heat duct in preparation for glassing. Drilled small holes through both triangular braces where…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 7, 2017

Oct 07 2017

Removed the clamps from the heat duct following overnight curing. Fabricated two safety belt anchor points by cutting two 2″ lengths of…