Build Log RV-10 #1

Blog for a Vans RV-10 Airplane Build

Engine Cowl

This was not nearly the challenge that I first thought.  Took some time but was not bad.

Will write up more later.  Check out the pics in the meantime.

Propeller and Spinner Install

Started working on getting the prop and spinner mounted to the engine.  Pretty straight forward per the instructions.  Getting the cutout on the spinner for the prop was the hardest until I found out that Hartzel acutally has a template.  Oh well, got it anyway.

Got everything mounted and matchdrilled, put in the nutplates and started to work on gap fillers that go behind the prop.  These took some time to get just perfect but did manage.

Sure looks cool with the prop on.  Starting to see a bit of light at the end of the tunnel.

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Engine Installation

Great milestone today.  Got the engine mounted to the aircraft and a couple things attached.

More write up to come.

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