My Wooden Airplane
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11/20/2011 - 12/20/2011

Fiberglass Fin & Rudder

I realize this doesn't look much different than before, but I decided that the soft balsa fairings were getting too beat-up while being moved around so much, and that they needed to be protected with some fiberglass. The top and bottom fairings have two layers each, while the rudder leading edge was only coated with resin (no glass). Not only are the fairings a lot tougher now, but the light fixtures are guaranteed not to be going anywhere, either!

Total Time: 18.5 hrs.