June 3, 2009

Riveting center fuselage, day 1

Category: Center fuselage — Steffen @ 21:58 — Hours: 4

Having brought all the primed center fuselage parts home with me, I was ready to start putting it together.
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First I riveted the small rib access pieces.
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Then I riveted nutplates on the seat belt brackets,…
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…and the aileron trim bracket.
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All the seat ribs needed nutplates on the forward part.
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After dimpling all the ribs, I started riveting the seat belt brackets to the seat ribs.
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I used my wise-grip dimpler to dimple the F-704 bulkhead lower flanges..
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Now I could cleco the seat ribs to the F-704 bulkhead and rivet them.
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