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Reaching once again for the brandy bottle, we braced ourselves for fixing the wings to the fuselage. Here's the latter prepared for the big moment:

The central fuselage prepared for mounting the wings

The wing sits like this, supported by a styrofoam block to ensure the correct dihedral:

One wing offered up to the fuselage

...and here it is glued in, with the spars indicated:

The first wing glued in, with the spars indicated

We slapped in some extra uprights (indicated) under each spar to absorb the downward force created by the wings in flight:

Extra vertical straw braces under each spar

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