April 11, 2017
Drilled the aft caonopy decks to the longerons and finished bending and twisting both longerons. Started fitting the two aft bulkheads, the tail wheel spring mount and the lower tailcone skin together.
Almost finished trimming and fitting the aft bulkheads to the tailwheel spring mount. Started assembling the tail section.
Drilled the mounting hole for the tailwheel spring and still tweaking the fit of the tailwheel spring mount.
Finally got the tailwheel mount to fit like I want. Finished clecoing in all of the bulkheads to the rear fuse section. Flipped the fuse over and hung a couple of plumb bobs to check alignment.
Rechecked the alignment of the fuselage and started drilling out holes.
Finished drilling the holes in the rear fuselage section and started taking it all back apart, deburring and dimpling holes.
Still deburring and dimpling
Finished deburring and dimpling all the skins, and primed all the parts of the aft fuse section
Reassembled the aft section and started riveting it together.
Modified the four inboard seat ribs. Deburred the edges of the seat and baggage floor ribs. Clecoed the seat ribs, baggage ribs, to the bulkheads and clecoed the center bottom skin to this assembly.
Finished drilling all of the parts of the center fuselage section.
Deburred, dimpled all the center fuselage section parts, and got them almost ready to prime.
Primed the seat and baggage floor ribs as well as the other little parts of the center fuselage section
Got the wife to help me rivet a few of the bulkhead to bottom skin rivets.
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