Fuselage Construction
 

This part of the construction began on March 6, 2005.
 


Backbone Construction




Fuselage assembly starts from the inside out.

Ribs and nose in place




Close-up of nose area

Starting gluing of balsa stringers



Another shot of ribs and nose



More stringers glued in place.


Build up for Nose Wheel retract


Build up for Nose Wheel retract

Bomb bay construction. Initially constructed in place, then removed for further building and covering