Elevator Skin Riveting and Right Skeleton Prep

November 10th 2018, 7h

Riveting the left elevator skin and riveted the trim plate to the skin.

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Bent both left and right elevators

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Prepared the skeleton for the right elevator:

  • matching drilling the reinforcement plates
  • match drilling spars and ribs
  • match drilling counter balance skin
  • installing the counterbalance weight
  • match drilling the skeleton to the skin
  • match drilling the horn

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Elevator Skin Prep and Riveting

October 28th and November 4th, 8th 2018, 8h

Prepared the stiffeners for both right and left elevators:

  • We cut the stiffeners.
  • We smoothed all the edges.

Prepared the skin and stiffeners for both right and left elevators:

  • Removed the venyl protection.
  • matched drilled the skins to the the stiffeners.
  • Deburred both skin and stiffeners.
  • Dimpled skin.
  • Dimpled stiffeners.

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Back riveted the the right elevator

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