: Build Log
Peter Rake's Fokker F.II - 30" Prototype Build
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Aug 15, 2010
, 08:09 AM
Joined Jul 2010
Today i started to build. I started building the fuselage first. I'll probably keep the nose section open until i get the motor i want to use to make sure i can fit it in. I haven't decided yet which one to use, though.
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I prepared my building board by taping a piece of plan showing the side and top of the fuse to the board. Then i covered it with clear film.
I tack glued the side panel directly to the film using CA. Then i glued the longerons, tail pieces and wire outlets together with CA. This automatically attaches them to the film, too.
After finishing the first side, i covered it with clear film, tack glued to the side with CA. Then i built the second side over the first to make them equal.
I removed the second side of the fuse and added formers F2, F3, F4 taking care that they are true and straight.
Then i glued together the nose block. I marked the bottom line of the hatch on the block so that i can glue it into position more easily later.
I added the ring N1 to the nose block. Note that the ring is slightly elliptical, so keep the orientation correct.
Last edited by gupi; Aug 16, 2010 at
. Reason: Corrected typo.