Actually, I had to pick them up as I didn’t want to sit around from 1pm to 5pm waiting for a driver, but you get
Today marks the first day of work on the wings. It was a day of a lot of drilling and a lot of head scratching.
I spent all day countersinking today. All those holes in the spars needed to be countersunk as the wing skins will sit flush against the
Today, I was able to get the spar extensions riveted on, the last few net plates attached, and the wing tie downs bolted/riveted on. Next
I finished up the spars this morning, had lunch, and thought… I should work on the plane! I actually had to hang around the house
It’s been too hot to work on the plane lately (I really need AC in my garage)… but after a few days of no progress,
I hear Antarctica is nice this time of year. Again, I forced myself into the oven I call a garage to make forward progress. There are a
I got some real time into the ribs today, even tough you couldn’t tell by looking at it. All the ribs were match drilled to
Yup. Time to don the respirator mask and gloves once again. Looking like I just stepped out of an episode of “Breaking Bad”, I wiped
Spent a few hours tonight finishing up the priming on the wing ribs. Next step: Riveting!
To start the night, I rounded off the front edges of the flap brackets. The brackets had already been primed, but the part that I
Quick catch-up post. (I’m writing this from the future!) Drilled out the holes for wire and air lines in the wing ribs. I’m drilling them
Just got back from Oshkosh AirVenture, and after spending the week with a whole bunch of GREAT RV10 builders, my motivation levels are at an
I was able to put a bit more time in today and finish up the wing rib section. That means that all of the wing
Tonight was one of those fun nights where you get a lot of small steps done relatively quickly. In two hours, I almost finished up