Some progress. Fuselage is halfway done, empennage is nearly sealed off, and the tailfeathers are complete. The bay doors are operational as well.
This is the largest fuselage I've done with semimonocoque methods. Joining large pieces together without a jig proves to be doable, if quite unwieldy. In any case I'm finding errors in the plans, correcting them, and making note, generally, of how to put it all together. One thing is for sure: This certainly isn't a build you could do in a single afternoon!