I'd like to put yokes instead of sticks in my fat build. Has any one ever played with this idea? Also, any thoughts on flux core wire? I've played around with it for a couple of weeks and I've gotten some fairly presentable welds. Any thoughts and opinions greatly appreciated!
Thank you all for the advice and encouragement. It's much needed. My financial commitments are many, I think I'm going to dedicate myself to a scratch built project. The advice to start flying now is sound, and I wish I had time and money to do it, but at this writing I will be gluing up the last wing rib tonight. I have the spars and enough tubing to begin welding up the fuselage, however these drawings leave a hell of a lot to be desired. (Thank the gods for the internet!) .
My name is Mike. Greetings from sunny Florida! I'm an aviation nut from a long line of non-aviation nuts. I fell deeply in love with flying, the first time I ever looked up! Being close to retirement age, Ive decided to try and make the dream of aircraft ownership a reality. I've purchased the Raven and Mohawk plans, and began gathering materials for the build. I found this forum about a year ago and I've learned so many things from so many like minded people. This being my first build, I still have an awful lot of research to do! My background is Toolmaker/Mech'l Engineer,Artist, Musician and (soon to be and most importantly) Aircraft Owner. I would like to Thank you for the help you've already given me, and the help that's sure to come with my new undertaking!