Archive for November, 2012

Building the Stinson SR-9 (14)

Now it’s time to close up the bottom of the fuselage with sheet balsa. This part of the building sequence offers me a fine opportunity to talk about one of the choices of design and construction technique that went into developing this kit. This is something that goes back to the very earliest days of […]

Building the Stinson SR-9 (13)

The last time we got together here to work on this airplane I finished up the session by giving the motor mounting box a reinforcing layer of 2-ounce fiberglass cloth bonded with a wet coat of thinned epoxy. We’ll have a close look at the finished mount soon enough, but right now (while that epoxy is REALLY curing) […]