Week 68 This week we get the fuel tank fittings
The bits we received
And what we did with them
Pretty straight forward this week. Just one thing to watch. I checked the width of the frames and compared them against the width across the brackets. Measure the width from the width of the holes on the fire wall since the front section should be parallel. I found that the tank mounting brackets would come out a little too wide, so I recessed them into the side of the tank a little.
The bar across the top is actually part of the fuselage frame rather than the tank. I'll put that in position when I install the tank.
Here is a photo of the finished tank. The fittings have been fitted, holes filled with model filler, and the whole tank has been rubbed down and re-sprayed. I'm still going to leave the cross bar until the tank is fitted.
Items not yet competed
Week 47 : Tail Skid support
Week 51 : Fix the cockpit bulkhead
Week 53 : Fix the seat support brackets
Week 56 : Wing tip skids
Week 57 : Tail skid
Week 68 : Cross bar above tank
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