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Unread post by stefan » Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:10 pm

Thought I would share some pic's of the build of my own Safari on the site.
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Unread post by Insane » Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:23 pm

Have you got any further yet? Interested to see how you go!!
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Unread post by stefan » Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:32 pm

Hi, I am building on daily basis. I will post some pic's later but she is coming along fast now. Fuselage is now complete. All controls installed and travels set, baggage made. Center console fabricated, bootcowl fabricated, rudder post and tailplain ribs installed etc etc.
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Unread post by stefan » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:15 pm

Some pic's
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Unread post by stefan » Wed Jun 30, 2010 7:27 pm

Some more pic's of the fiddling with the bootcowl
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Unread post by stefan » Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:06 pm

Ceter console and extended luggage box facbricated
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Unread post by stefan » Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:09 pm

More
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Unread post by stefan » Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:12 pm

Just a pic of the size difference between an Explorer and Safari. I placed the Explorer seat in the Safari.
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Re: Stefan's Safari build

Unread post by JP Schulze » Sun Jul 04, 2010 9:38 pm

Looking Good Stefan, I hope she will be ready by September!
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Unread post by stefan » Thu Jul 08, 2010 8:19 pm

Upholstered the extended luggage box and started the covering of the luggage bay. A batch of wings are being built. Things are progressing
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:14 pm

Hey Stefan, is hierdie een nou FMD :?:
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Unread post by stefan » Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:11 pm

Negatief - ZU FMF. Progress is slow. I am waiting for the VLA test to be done mid September. In the mean time I have modified and beefed up a nose wheel configuration for the VLA Safari. Also changed the break pedal arrangement to resemble a more conventional setup.
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Unread post by stefan » Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:52 am

Fiddled some more with my panel
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Unread post by JP Schulze » Mon Oct 03, 2011 12:09 am

Whats up?
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Unread post by Jean Crous » Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:00 pm

Mooi panel Stefan, ek sien jy hou darem nog van die "stoom" guages.......... :lol:
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