A new year, and a new section of the plans! 2013 bring us up to the construction of the ailerons. Before I started the ailerons,
Just a quick night tonight. I got all the aileron skin stiffeners match drilled.
Like the title says, today I got the aileron skins and stiffeners all deburred, scuffed, dimpled, degreased, and primed.
With the needed parts primed, I back riveted the aileron stiffeners to the skins. Next I worked on the end ribs, and got them drilled,
Before I started the clock on time to record for the build, I put my new 8′ level to use making sure my work top
The aileron parts are all ready for primer. Tonight I got them all deburred, scuffed, dimpled, and countersunk.
Starting back up with where I left off last night, I degreased and primed all the appropriate aileron parts.
With all of the aileron parts primed, I started final construction of the ailerons. You start by building the spar, nose ribs, and counter weight.
Today, I started by riveting the aileron end ribs. During this step, it’s important that the aileron is totally flat and true, as setting these
Well, it’s been a few days, and it’s time to rivet up the first aileron’s trailing edge. After cleaning up the holes, I popped in
Another section bites the dust! I got the remaining trailing edge riveted up. Next, I installed the attach hardware. This took a bit of time,