Category Archive for "Cozy Experimental Aircraft Project"

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – December 8, 2018

Dec 08 2018

Cut three 1.5″ thick blocks of wood and used wood screws to secure them together.   Created a paper template of the…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – December 1, 2018

Dec 01 2018

Removed all the foam on the outside of the upper longeron and LWY starting 5.5″ forward of the firewall, and tapering the…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – November 17, 2018

Nov 17 2018

Trimmed and sanded the NACA scoop.      There were some air bubbles in the fiberglass that have to be repaired still.…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – November 10, 2018

Nov 10 2018

Glassing the NACA Scoop: Workshop temperature 24 degC and humidity 46%. Mixed a batch of epoxy using 152g resin and 58g hardner.…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – November 4, 2018

Nov 04 2018

Sized paper (templates) to fit in the forward and aft scoop sections such that it will be 1/4″ past the edges and…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – November 3, 2018

Nov 03 2018

Installing the aluminum inserts into the landing gear bulkheads.  The inserts will aid in securing the landing gear cover in place. Radius…

Cozy Experimental Aircraft Update – October 28, 2018

Oct 28 2018

Expanded the tip of the NACA scoop from 0.5″ to between 0.75″ and 1″. Added joggles, for the landing gear cover, to…

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.   …