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Chap 1-4 Fuselage
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Chap 10 Landing gear Syst
Chap 11 Wings and Winglet
Chap 12 Strakes and Fuel
Chap 15-16 Canard Constru
Chap 17-18 Engine Install
Chap 19 Cowling Construct
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Chapter 6  Main Spar Construction
 
Left: This is the Jig for the main spar construction.  This one was made with 3/4' particle board.
Right:  Shows the interior layups going into the spar.
 
Left: Another shot of the interior of the spar prior to the cover.
Right: Spar sealed with cover and ready for caps and glass covering. 
 
 
Left:  This is the lower main spar cap made of Uni-directional glass tapes.
Right:  making the final spar layups and installing exterior hard points.
 
 
Left:  Installing the main spar into the back of the fuselage.
Right:  This is a shot of the spar after bonding tapes have been layed and the installation of the firewall behind it.