Category Archive for "Cozy Experimental Aircraft Project"

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 14, 2018

Oct 14 2018

Cut the bulk of the foam away from the blocks between the firewall and aft landing gear bulkhead.   Sanded the foam…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 7, 2018

Oct 07 2018

Carved a joggle (1/8″ deep and 3/4″ wide) in front of the forward landing gear bulkhead so that the landing gear cover…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 6, 2018

Oct 06 2018

Sanded the bottom of the fuselage between the landing brake and the forward landing gear to level out the NACA scoop.   …

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…