HC #93 Update

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HC #93 Update

Postby dougm » Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:39 am

I enjoy reading about the progress of the builds that others are doing so I thought I'd start a thread on the progress of my Hatz. I have my photo gallery, but I thought I'd create an update thread to let folks know how it is going.

Wings: So far, I have all the ribs built, false nose ribs cut, and many of the smaller wood pieces for the wings cut awaiting final finishing. I have all the wing fittings cut and the threaded plugs made for the compression tube and control tube inserts. I've rough cut all the tubing for the compression tubes and will probably finish these this fall.

Fuselage: So far, I have the basic fuselage structure and seats completed and am now working on all the various fittings that get attached to the fuse.
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Re: HC #93 Update

Postby PoconoJohn » Fri Aug 24, 2012 8:41 am

Been watching Doug. It's looking good.
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Re: HC #93 Update

Postby dougm » Fri May 24, 2013 9:21 am

Been working on the Flying wire lugs and aileron belcranks/linkage. Once those are done I'll move on to the fuselage and tackle the cabane, landing gear, & wing attach points. Hopefully I'll have it on the gear this summer and start building wings later on.
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Re: HC #93 Update

Postby splischke » Fri May 24, 2013 1:57 pm

Where's the "Like" button :D
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Re: HC #93 Update

Postby dougm » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:56 am

Hi Everyone. I know I haven't been that active for a while. A number of "life events" have kept me from the Hatz project. Anyway, I'm finally getting back into it and will be uploading pics to my website soon (maybe after New Years).

For those of you who follow Rotec on FB, my engine is the one they just posted getting a custom paint job. Kinda have to finish the project now that I've committed to the engine :D

Stay tuned.
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Re: HC #93 Update

Postby Bitshifter » Tue Dec 05, 2017 1:18 pm

Glad to see your getting back into it. I am looking forward to seeing updates on your site, I was getting worried.
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Re: HC #93 Update

Postby mmarien » Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:24 pm

Welcome back Doug. I know how you feel. Work always gets in the way of my social life.
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Re: HC #93 Update

Postby dougm » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:06 am

here's a teaser from Rotec's FB page:
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Re: HC #93 Update

Postby dougm » Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:45 pm

Another build photo from Rotec:
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Re: HC #93 Update

Postby Woha » Sat Dec 09, 2017 12:56 pm

Hey Doug,
Do I see a blue engine cowl on the second plan of pic#1? ;)
Wonder how does the whole aircraft will look like? Any paint schemes?
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