Small design steps

It’s been a little while since my last post, but I’m currently busy figuring out the engine installation and the exhaust configuration.

Meanwhile, I have measured my bending template for the lower longeron:

So I could transfer the exact curve to CAD, so we can add this template to the plans of the Fokker V.23!

And now, onto the firewall! I need a bit more space between firewall and prop, and I want 2 degrees of right thrust and 1 degree down thrust. I have two options to achieve that: use the stand-offs for the motor, mounting the new firewall straight onto the original one, or use the stand-offs for the new firewall so the motor sits flat on the firewall, which actually has my preference: