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Showplanes Fastback: Turtledeck

05 Aug 2013

Dad and I finally got around to laying out and match-drilling the top skin for the fastback turtledeck.

Installing the Ribs Installing the Ribs

Top Skin Alignment Top Skin Alignment

Drilling the Top Skin Drilling the Top Skin

Tie-Down Strap Tie-Down Strap

Looks Like an Airplane! Looks Like an Airplane!

Drilling the Forward Bulkhead Drilling the Forward Bulkhead

Ribs Drilled Ribs Drilled

A Surprisingly Good Fit A Surprisingly Good Fit

Drilling the Upper Longeron Drilling the Upper Longeron

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