Nose Pant 2.0

Nose Pant 2.0

Here we go again. Nose pants are notorious in Velocity circles for getting chucked off for various offenses. I can only hope we can spare this one. Jerry has set up the paint booth in his shop to paint the underside of N202VB, so he was kind enough to shoot this too. I’m hoping to […]

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Nose Pants

Nose Pants

Now that the main gear pants are on and test flown, we’re getting ready to install the nose pant. Unfortunately the nose pant is the cause of much concern in the Velocity community. It apparently is one of the leading causes, maybe the primary or only cause, of nose wheel shimmy. There are a variety […]

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Pant Paint

Pant Paint

Painting the design onto the pants.     For formatting only Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisci elit, sed eiusmod tempor incidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrum exercitationem ullam corporis suscipit laboriosam, nisi ut aliquid ex ea commodi consequatur. Quis aute iure reprehenderit in voluptate velit […]

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Cowling and Door Preparation

Cowling and Door Preparation

This wasn’t a great weekend for working on the airplane, though we did get some very nice weather for late October in Ohio. We had some Halloween things to do on Saturday, and Sunday was our EAA meeting. So, we elected to keep to manageable bits of work, we covered the fuselage and primed the […]

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Degreasing the Fuselage

Degreasing the Fuselage

Here we’re de-oiling the belly. I’ll report back once we’re sure if this worked or not. Degreasing belly Belly prepped Paintbooth     For formatting only Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisci elit, sed eiusmod tempor incidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrum exercitationem ullam corporis suscipit […]

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Filling the Fuselage

Filling the Fuselage

Thanks a lot,¬†Andy, I’m in love with “icing” because of you. Over the long weekend I used it everywhere. The engine NACA scoops seemed a little uneven, ice them. The door lips wanted their weave filled, ice them. The strakes have some sanding scratches, ice them. The speed brake door and opening want their weave […]

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