Doug’s F1 Rocket experimental airplane build

Another milestone

The second ‘completed’ part! While this part was simpler to build than the horizontal stab, it does feel like it went together faster. Hopefully, the pace of the build continues to pickup as May 5th will mark one year of construction and I had thought the entire empennage would have been completed by now. Above, … Continue reading Another milestone

CherryMax rivets

First, yes that is blue painters tape covering the leading edge skin of the vert stab. A lot of people recommended removing the all of the protective film sooner than later. So I did. And ended up with a significant scratch in the horizontal skin so I applied the tape here to help prevent scratches. … Continue reading CherryMax rivets