April 11, 2017
Riveted the top skins on. I didn't back rivet these and they seemed to turn out better. I had trouble keeping the rivets straight with the backrivetter. I also took the wing out of the jig! Now I can take down these two posts.
Primed all the aileron parts. Backriveted the stiffeners to the aileron skins, formed the trailing edge bend and started assembling the skeletons.
I took down the emp/wing jig and cleaned up a little. Worked on the forward aileron skeletons some more.
Attached the aileron hinges and aileron gap seal to the left wing, started on the flap brace.
Finished installing both sets of aileron hinges, aileron gap seals and flap braces.
Installed the aileron belcrank in the right wing.
Drilled the ribs and spars of the right aileron, drilled and countersunk the counterbalance pipe, dimpled and countersunk all the holes and assembled the aileron. Also bolted on the hinge brackets.
Installed the right aileron on the wing and started drilling out the reinforcement plates on the left aileron.
Finished putting the reinforcement plates on the aileron spar, riveted the leading egde ribs to the spar and riveted the counterbalance pipe to the ribs.
Finished Drilling all the holes in the left aileron and started deburring, dimpling and countersinking everything.
Finished deburring and countersinking all the parts for the left aileron, and finished riveting it together.
Mounted the left aileron to the wing. Cut, primed and assembled both aileron control rods. Installed and adjusted the control rods to the ailerons.
Installed the nylon corrugated wiring conduit in the wings.
Cleaned up a little, got all the Flap parts out of storage and started fabricating the little reinforcement brackets.
Finished fabricating the reinforcement bracket and started deburring all the edges of the flap parts.
More deburring of flap parts
Deburred the edges of the flap skins
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