The hull starts to take shape...
Cutting that elliptical hole through the hull for the thrust duct was fun!
But, at least we didn't have to build the duct from scratch.
Here, all the mechanical elements are laid out to see if everything will fit.
We decided to paint the bottom (at least
the part that would show) so we
wouldn't have to crawl under there later
once the craft was right-side-up.
strip" in place.
screwed on at
"Hey Dad, what should I do next?" (How about feeding the dog?)
main hull is
duct over to
the left of