Chapter 18 - Step 6

This step has you install the canopy hinges on the upper longeron.

Forward Canopy Hinge May 15, 2005. Here is the forward hinge after floxing it into place. I added some clamps and drilled all the holes while I waited for it to cure.

Nut Plate for Aft Canopy Hinge bolt May 15, 2005. Here is the nutplace being added under the right upper longeron for one of the hinge bolts. This area ends up inside the shoulder support so you can't get to the nut normally. Since I may want to remove the bolts and hinge someday, using a nut place here makes that much easier.

Hinges Screwed in place May 22, 2005. Here is the forward hinge with all the bolts and nuts in place.