While I’m waiting for my new squeezer yoke to arrive to finish the wing top skins, I decided to start on the leading edges. These
Tonight was the same as last night, but with the right leading edge instead. Both leading edges are now ready for deburring and dimpling, then
After disassembling the right wing leading edge, I countersunk the splice strip where the nutplates will rivet on. The rest of the night was spent
Like the title says, the leading edge parts have been fully deburred and scuffed in preparation for priming. It works better to scuff before dimpling
This afternoon was sunny and cool, so I was able to set up some saw horses and get all the leading edge parts primed up.
With the primer fully cured, I started final assembly of the leading edges. Tonight I was able to get one leading edge clecoed together and
I made some good progress tonight. I got the right leading edge section fully riveted, and a good start on the left leading edge.
I had a very busy night, but I still wanted to get SOME progress made in the riveting… so I busted out a quick half
Got the left leading edge assembly fully riveted up. The next step in the plans is to rivet the leading edges to the spar and
So now that I have my nice shiny leading edge sections built, what is the next step? Cut big gaping holes into the front of
More working on the landing light mounts tonight. I got the mounting plate and associated brackets measured, cut up, and clecoed together. I also got
Tonight was a continuation of the installation of the Duckworks leading edge landing light kit. On the wing I started on last night, I got
Just a little time to work on the plane tonight, but I was able to get both top and bottom brackets for the landing light
Today I fit the lens for the right wing tip. It’s funny how much faster everything is the second time you do it. With the