Cowling: Fitup to Airplane
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Fit Up to the Airplane 7-14-04

The cowling is coming together, with a top piano hinge and mounting brace fabricated.  The cowling panels are still cleco'ed together to allow for adjustment, but Ron has brought in the bottom of the cowling quite a bit, and with the first round of planishing done on most panels the overall cowling is really looking good.

Check out the seam fit on the front of the cowling:

Ron's brought in the bottom fit considerably:

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