April 11, 2017
Finished drilling and fitting all the forward cabin covers.
Finished preping and priming that pile of parts I've had around for months, and riveted together a seat back.
Finished riveting the other seat back and riveted on most of the fuselage / bulkhead gussets.
Finished riveting the forward fuse gussets, installed the rudder cable fairings and started riveting on the aft deck.
Unpacked and inventoried the finish kit.
Finished riveting the aft deck. Hung the canopy from the ceiling, finished the details on the baggage compartment bulkhead.
Installed the flap acutator weldment into the fuse, fabricated all the little angles, brackets and spacers for the flap system and started putting the flap system together
Installed some braces to hold the wire conduit that I installed into the fuselage a little better. Piddled with the flap mechanism a little bit.
Got the wife to help me finish a few rivets that still needed to be done on the bottom of the fuse and piddled around with the flap mechanism a little more.
Almost finished the flap acutator mechanism and made the two little flap actuator pushrods.
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