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Canopy

Mears Spitfire

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Drilling Mounting holes

More drilling

My test pilot

Makayla

Finished flying

Giving Results

All drilled 3/32

Remove paper from contact area

Dimpling

More Dimpling

The canopy

First cut of the canopy, scared shitless

Trial fit of canopy

Ronnie helpin' out.

Trial fit right track

Fitting trim

Fitting side trim

Special tool for hold canopy

Left-hand track

Received new canopy

Cutting new canopy

Fits much better than the old one

Slide test door closed

and open

Trial fitting latch

got it in the middle

Cassidy, the new test pilot

Checking her landing gear

Looking for ME109's