May 6, 2015

Forward covers, day 2

Category: Forward Fuselage — Steffen @ 22:31 — Hours: 2.5

Today I finished preparing the forward covers, angles and gussets.
First I removed the forward seat floors for better access…
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Then I clecoed the angles in place, marked the cut-outs and drilled the screw holes.
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Then I removed it all again and drilled holes for nutplates.
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…then clamped the angles to a piece of wood, and trimmed away the cut-out with my unibits.
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When preparing the gussets, I had to make a small cut-out to make room for a rivet.
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Covers, angles & gussets deburred and ready for primer.
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Next project is the fuel pump housing…
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