The last few weeks have been fairly sparse on tasks at TeenFlight. We have been waiting on the FAA to return our aircraft registration. However we received that this week but are now waiting for approval to schedule a DAR (Designated Airworthiness Representative). This week we completed a few small things that will help the airplane be ready for the DAR when he comes.
We installed the rest of the placard on the airframe and inside the cabin.
In order to weigh the airplane the seats and upholstery must be completely installed. One of the mentors brought in some scales for us to use and, with those scales, we were able to calculate the empty weight of the airplane at each tire and from there find the balance of the airplane.
And finally, this is what happens right after someone pulls off the protective plastic cling-wrap on the canopy.