Tom Koftinoff's ERacer Project
Tom is currently building a King-ERacer (King-Racer). Below are pictures from the various stages of his construction thus far. Note that Tom is installing the ERacer gear with some Berkut linkage.
Fuselage sides being draw out on the foam and the routing process in early stages.
Fuselage sides and to the right a completed side ready for stringer and glass.
Here is a pic of the bottom foam being carved out and to the right it is installed into the fuselage.
Another shot of bottom foam and right is the fuselage after outer glassing.
Nose gear assembly being fitted onto the fuselage...Tom welding up his nose wheel retract linkage.
Fuselage glassed with nose structure, canopy and turtle deck completed.
Left shows canopy structure prior to final glass and right a shot of the ERacer firewall being fitted into position
Wing construction, trailing edge half of wing in jig ....capspar and hardpoints being glassed in and right shows the leading edge foam after being glued to the capspar. Ready for wing spar lay-ups.
Right shows the lower wing spar trough filled with the spar glass.
Skinning the wings
Main Spar construction
Canard Construction...Canard with canard spar layed up and end foam glued on...waiting for skinning.
Right shows the canard skinned and the elevator fitted into position on the spar.
Another garage hanger.....:)
Right shows the landing gear legs being prepped for installation.
Landing Gear installation...note the Berkut linkage and talons.