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Old 10-18-2019, 07:37 PM
Jetmart Jetmart is offline
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Originally Posted by jfisher View Post
That looks fantastic! I'm debating whether or not to install the 45 degree brackets to mount the circuit breaker panel. Any thoughts?
I would also be interested in the pros & cons of mounting it there versus elsewhere.
Glenn Martin
Windsor, Ontario
1942 Tiger Moth
2017 Waco YMF-5
Kit # 140694
Received RV-14 Empennage Kit October 22, 2019
Started Tail Cone Dec 2019
Received QB Kit April 2020
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Old 10-18-2019, 08:33 PM
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How long did it take to get your side panels after you ordered them? I ordered side panels on 9-12.
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Old 10-19-2019, 05:12 AM
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Originally Posted by D Weisgerber View Post
How long did it take to get your side panels after you ordered them? I ordered side panels on 9-12.
I ordered mine when they were first introduced - February, I think. My original delivery was mid-June. I got them this week. Admittedly, they were going through a lot of changes to move to in-house fabrication of a lot of metal parts and there were typical development issues for a new product, but if I were you, I would not get too anxious to see product before the first of the year. They have a lot of back-log to complete. They are pretty, though, so I think it will be worth my wait. YMMV
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Old 11-15-2019, 09:44 AM
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Default Side Panels Installed!

I completed the installation of the side panels. I first want to say that the gang at Classic Aero knocked this out of the park. The kit is extremely well designed and fabricated and really makes the interior look great. I get why it took so long to plan and produce. Awesome product!

Although none of it is visible I took the time to debur and paint all of the various brackets and hardware prior to installation. One thing to mention is some of the parts were mislabeled. The labels indicated left or right but the part was actually for the other side. Not a big deal as it was pretty obvious where they were supposed to go. There were also some minor errors in the installation instructions which I sent to Jeremiah ant Classic Aero so they can make corrections.

I weighed the box when I got it, then re-weighed it with all the packaging and stuff that remained after the install (drill extension, drill bits etc.) The math came out to 8.4# added weight.

It is hard to get good pictures but here are a few. Now I just need my engine back!

Jeffrey T Jones
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First Flight July 10, 2018
Flight testing completed August 14, 2018
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Old 11-15-2019, 10:06 AM
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The darker colors look great!
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Old 11-15-2019, 12:42 PM
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Mine are on order - "22 weeks" wait time when I ordered. Classic Aero is worth waiting for....
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