Primed Parts

8/5/17: Primed parts for the elevator.


8/7/17: The elevator is completed.

Horizontal Stabilizer

8/10/17: Skins are starting to be drilled and cleco'd together.

More Deburring

8/12/17: Continuing on the updrilling and deburring process.

Structure Deburred

8/12/17: Holes are deburred and skins are ready to be riveted.

Rivets Rivets Rivets

8/17/17: Skins are finally cleco'd and ready for rivets. Rivets are set.

Elevator Mounted

8/20/17: Skins are done and elevator is mounted. Looking more and more like a plane part!

Horizontal Stabilizer

7/31/17: Started on the horizontal stabilizer cleco'd the main and sub spars. Still waiting on back-ordered parts to arrive so I can move forward.

Horizontal Stabilizer

8/2/17: My bud and I cleco'd and riveted the frame together.

Raw Drilled

8/3/17: Every hole on the plane has to be drilled, cleco'd, updrilled to 1/8", un-cleco'd, deburred, re-cleco'd and then finally riveted.

Deburred Hole

8/3/17: How the hole is supposed to look prior to being riveted. Quality craftsmanship is key to success and safety.


Updated: 1/1/2021

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