Sunday, November 9, 2008

ready to rivet the rudder

4.5 hours with my missy
Completed fabrication, assembly, and prep for the rudder.  Need to pick up some pro-seal from Van’s to glue up the trailing edge and fix the trailing stiffeners together to finish the riveting.
ready for final assembly of the rudder
ready to rivet the rudder together
fitting the rudder skins to the subframe
plans and parts
deburring holes
Missy thought this was hilarious ;)
getting finished parts ready for priming
finished rudder parts
GBP 988... dries in a couple of minuets... sure stinks though
snips make for some artistic shapes out of aluminum scrap 
this is a critical part that joins the trailing edge of the rudder skins