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Next up, we had to glue in the release wire...

The release wire glued into place

...after which we could skin the central fuselage:

The first piece of skin for the central fuselage

The release wire passing through the upper skin

The underside of the mid fuselage skinned

Finally, ladies and gentlemen, try this moody shot of the Vulture 1, lacking only the cockpit and nose and a lick of paint:

The finished fuselage, wings and tail

That's your lot for now. We'll have a final constructional update in due course... ®

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