The finishing kit is coming together now. Van`s should be shipping our firewall forward kit this week.
Installing hinge closures to gear leg fairings
Fitting gear leg and wheel faring and top and bottom intersection faring to fuselage.
Molding the intersection fairings to wheel fairings and fuselage with epoxy and cotton flox after applying release agent
Final trimming and fitting after nut-plates and capture nuts are installed
High solid urethane paint is applied to inside of cowling
Remaining interior parts are painted
Cowling gets first coat of epoxy sanding primer then is block sanded ,pinholes filled , 2nd coat of primer and 2nd block sand . Ready for paint
Landing gear parts get first coat of sanding primer after all are sanded and de glazed
Pin hole city ,,, all of the gear fiberglass parts received a total skim coat of epoxy micro mix and were sanded after cure then back for a second coat of sanding primer . Painting is 95% prep work
Cowling gets Painted with White base-coat
Cowling installed on the aircraft , the next step will be to apply the red and black . We will be using the factory layout but with white, red and black instead of white , blue and black