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Build Underway

After several months of delay — because of COVID, the much longer-than-expected process of turning my garage into a satisfactory workshop, and a bit of anxiety about actually starting to drill holes and cut metal — I finally began building my airplane this afternoon! My kids actually completed the very first step: Step 2 involved …

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Empennage Arrival

The nice folks at Old Dominion Freight Lines delivered my empennage kit this morning, and with the help of the driver, I got the crate into the garage airplane factory without any significant difficulty. (Probably obvious, but two 30″ wide furniture dollies make moving the 9′ long crate really simple.) I was very pleased to …

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Kitsune?

狐Kitsune, in the literal sense, is the Japanese word for fox. Foxes are a common subject of Japanese folklore; in English, kitsune refers to them in this context. Stories depict legendary foxes as intelligent beings and as possessing paranormal abilities that increase as they get older and wiser. According to Yōkai folklore, all foxes have …

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