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Andy Werback's Legacy Project : Fitting the Canopy

10 - 18 - 2004

First step at the builder assist program at the Lancair factory. Rather a big job. Don't try to rush it, lots of "fitting" required

My brother Norman working on the canopy/fuselage interface during the first build week

Andy doing more sanding. Note the detail in the fuselage as it's provided to the builder

Fitting the inner canopy frame frame to the fuselage

Fitting the canopy to the inner frame

Bonding the canopy to the inner frame

Now for the outer canopy shell - more fitting

The outer shell has been bonded to the plexiglass and inner shell. Lots of clamping

Another view

The moment of truth. Looks pretty good, but there's lots more to do later on...

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