Category Archive for "Cozy Experimental Aircraft Project"

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – August 7, 2018

Aug 07 2018

Fabricated a 22″ long sanding block from a 2 by 4 and 9 x 11 inch 40 grit piece of sandpaper. The…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – August 4, 2018

Aug 04 2018

Mixed a 1:1 ratio of water and Alumiprep#33 in a plastic container and dipped the 16 aluminum inserts into the mixture for…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – July 29, 2018

Jul 29 2018

Trimmed 2-ply of BID cloth to fit on each of the plywood braces between the firewall and the aft landing gear bulkhead.…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – July 22, 2018

Jul 22 2018

Trim the horizontal birch plywood braces to accommodate the 3/8″ PVC foam later. Cut a block of 2″ thick Urethane foam to…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – July 14, 2018

Jul 14 2018

Cut 1″ thick foam pieces to position between the landing brake and the NACA scoop. This extra foam will be used to…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – July 7, 2018

Jul 07 2018

Removed the weights from the 2″ and 1″ thick foam pieces and removed the nails from the birch plywood pieces now that…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – July 2, 2018

Jul 02 2018

Drilled small holes in the birch pieces for inserting nails. The nails will hold the pieces in place during cure.   Vacuumed…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – June 26, 2018

Jun 26 2018

Cut out birch plywood pieces to reinforce the rear bulkheads as per figures 3 and 5. Tapered the corners and edges as…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – June 24, 2018

Jun 24 2018

Shaping the portion of the NACA scoop that is forward of the landing gear bulkheads: Two pieces of 2″ thick urethane foam…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – June 17, 2018

Jun 17 2018

Sanded the taped joints inside the fuselage. Unpacked the shipment from Aircraft Spruce Canada to verify the inventory of supplies for work…