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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Center section. 4 hours

Today I worked on the center section ribs. I cut the rectangle out of the ribs for the controls rods and filed the edges. Then I installed the ribs to the center section, and riveted. I bent and drilled the seat pan, then deburred and riveted it. Now I can take the wings back off and flip the center section to install the bottom skin

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Center section ribs. 3 hours. 149 hours total

Today I cut the forming blocks for the center section ribs. I also cut my ribs, drilled, filed and deburred them. I am ready to form the ribs and mount them to the center section

Friday, October 26, 2012

Riveting wing tip. 6 hours

Today I disassembled the wing tip and deburred and filed the pieces. I reassembled and riveted. Also I attached the 2nd set of aileron bell crank angles and mounted one of the bell cranks. I then mounted the wings to the center section. I cut the center sections rear spar and drilled the 1/4" holes and clamped it to the wing rear spar

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Wing tip leading edge. 1 hour

Tonight I formed the leading edge again. This time I cut it out slightly larger than what the plans call for. I would DEFINATELY recommend this. I also drilled and clecoed about 75% of the leading edge. Tomorrow I think
I will get rained out at work so I hope to finish drilling and disassemble and deburr. Hope to finish it tomorrow so I can start building
My center section

Wing tip leading edge. 1 hour

Tonight I formed the leading edge again. This time I cut it out slightly larger than what the plans call for. I would DEFINATELY recommend this. I also drilled and clecoed about 75% of the leading edge. Tomorrow I think
I will get rained out at work so I hope to finish drilling and disassemble and deburr. Hope to finish it tomorrow so I can start building
My center section

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Second wing tip. 3 hrs

Past two nights, I've worked on the second wing tip. Assembled
Spars and ribs, drilled, clecoed the top and bottom skins, and formed the leaded edge. When I formed the leading edge I didn't allow top portion of the skin to overlap the bottom of the skin the 3/4" so the bend came out at the wrong location. I will have to remake the leading edge of the wing tip

Sunday, October 21, 2012

Wing tip. 3 hours

Today I fitted, riveted, and clecoed the leading edge skin for the wing tip. After that I disassembled, deburred, reassembled, and riveted the wing tip. The wing tip was a real pain. Hopefully the other one goes better

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Wing tips. 8 hours. 132 hour total

Today I worked on the wing tips. A real pain. Got the spars, ribs, and
Skins drilled and clecoed except for the leading edge. I got it trimmed and fitted ready to start drilling tomorrow

Friday, October 19, 2012

Wing tip ribs. 3 hours

Tonight I finished the forming blocks for the wing tips, cut, and formed the ribs. Started to fit together the wingtip

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Left aileron 1 hour

Tonight I drilled the left aileron. I drilled it 3/32", then clecoed and up drilled to 1/8" and re-clecoed.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Top wing skins 2 hours

Last night I worked on laying out, drilling And clecoing the top
Wing skins on the right wing. I also attached the angle supports and stiffener for the aileron bell crank on
The right wing

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Cutting aileron blanks. 1 hour

Tonight I cut the blanks for the ailerons and layed out the bends. I will take them to work tomorrow and bend them on a break at work

Wing skins. 8 hours. 114 hours total

Today I drilled, clecoed, deburred, and riveted the leading edge and bottom skins of the right wing. I also attached the rear spar and the rear soar reinforcement.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Leading edge skin 1 hour

Today I formed the leading edge skin for the 2nd wing. Also started laying holes out on the skin and bent the bottom wing skins

Friday, October 12, 2012

Cut skins and forming blocks. 2 hours

Tonight I cut my skins for my 2nd wing and cut the forming blocks for the wingtip ribs. The past two weeks I have been doing a lot of little work on small pieces. Hopefully having these
Pieces ready will speed up assembly later.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Leading edge skin 2 hours

Tonight I cut the leading edge skin, and one of the bottom
Skins. I also rough cut the forming blocks for the wing tip ribs

Aileron bell cranks 4 hours

The last couple nights I have worked on the bell cranks for the ailerons

Sunday, October 7, 2012

Right wing ribs. 5 hours

Today I worked on attaching the right wing ribs. Also made some small pieces like the control horns for the ailerons, wing ribs at point G, and both wingtips spars rear wingtip soars

Friday, October 5, 2012

Monday, October 1, 2012

Rear spar reinforcement Riveting 3 Hours

Tonight I cut, filed, drilled, deburred and attached the rear spar reinforcement.  I also finished riveting the top inboard skins and riveted the skin laps to the spar web on the top of the wing.  Next session, I will flip the wing and finish riveting the skins on the bottom of the wing and rivet the laps into the spar web