Step 4. Contouring the sides


Time to cut deep into my finished layups… 🙂 This is the cutout for the canard. Flush with F22 and F28. Piece of cake. Interesting to examine the part I cut off and see how incredible strong it was!

Finished contouring the fuselage sides. I started by marking the various positions where the templates should start and end. Then I marked on the longeron and the foam how much material to remove. Used my saber-saw to cut of most of the foam and parts of the longeron. Then I used the bandsaw to do the shaping according to the templates. I finished with a small delta-grinder with 120-grit-paper. Took about 1 hour pr. side. Again – use the hand to feel any bumps.