This picture shows the finalized right door. As you can see we decided to go for a full Lexan door. The view will be great from inside.Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is the slot in the upper door frame, where the upper door lever fits in. I deliberately did it asymmetrical. Thus when closing the lever the window is tightly pushed against the fuselage.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We built the door exactly as noted in the manual. Although I got several recommendations from some other builders, I decided to stay to the original design. In the end it was the right decision, I really like this type of door and the simple but effective closing mechanism. You can easy open the door […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This simple lock is installed inside the left window. The lever on the back holds the window.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Finalized upper door lever. This lever is closed from inside and fixes the window. I used a simple black knob from the hardware store (1 Euro) as handle point. Works well.Continue Reading... No Comments.
This is the finalized door latch. It is cool to fabricate all this from scratch. Nevertheless it is a lot of work, measurement and filing, before everything fits as desireed.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our door will be fully skinned with lexan. We like the improved visibility, especially when doing sightseeing and looking down to earth. The lexan provided with the kit was sufficient for both complete doors. One disadvantage is slightly more weight. Many other Rebel builders have done this before and I think the stainless piano hinge […]Continue Reading... Comments Off on Door Skin
The picture shows the fitting of the right door frame. The stainless steel hinge at the front is already installed at the door post.Continue Reading... Comments Off on Right Door Frame