Well folks, it looks like we are just about done with the building. This week I finished up all of the pre-inspection tasks (and many of the pre-first flight tasks) on N1605A. Harry and Jeff both helped me immensely with the list and I actually think they are almost as excited about seeing her fly as I am! Jeff made an initial inspection pass and found a few things that I needed to fix before inspection. Then Harry made a pass and found a few more. Both Jeff and Harry also spent considerable time fixing, tightening, and adjusting things. Finally Marv Scott came out and did a final tech counselor inspection and he found a few things! So now I am pretty comfortable that I will pass the FAA inspection that is scheduled for Monday at 2 pm! What does this all mean? Well if I pass that inspection the next step will be to reassemble the airplane and go flying! Hopefully my next blog post will be the one I have been waiting to write for most of my life. The realization of a dream come true.
|Harry pulling N1605A back to the hangar after a visit to the compass rose to calibrate the magnetometer.|
|Different view of Harry and the "Tug"|
|My final tech counselor inspection report.|
|This weeks task list...|