More Spitfire progress, I now have everything around me to complete the aircraft, so its a steady push now until the Lleyn Peninsula meet where I hope to maiden her.
Elevator push-rod made up. M3 fittings in an 8mm OD carbon tube. Bunged with balsa, potted in epoxy:
The glass fus is more scale than what I am shooting for on this model. Hmm, how to get rid of the double scallop on the fuselage?
A 64th" ply plate with a former in the front of course. This will be glassed again later. In the below picture, you can see the wing has also now been glassed :
Wing bolt plate (quarter inch ply) cut, shaped, installed :
A quick bit of CAD to create the spinner :
New rudder made and hinged :
We're getting there - primer starts tonight.