Excruciatingly slow progress since late August; lots of work, finalizing the adoption, and a much-needed weekend trip with the wife. But the aft fuselage is riveted up to the middle j-stringer except for a couple of troublesome rivets under the tailwheel spring mount. Finished drilling up the center section lower skin and disassembled it today to start the deburr/dimple/prime routine. Man, I am so
ready to be done with the major portion of structural assembly and get to the fun part--all the systems! Tubing, wiring, etc.
But over Labor Day weekend, I borrowed Dad's -6 and took Joshua for his first flight:
He slept through the whole thing, till I opened the canopy on taxi in.