Tag Archives : Wing Root Skin


With four hours until the inspector arrived it was hustle time to knock off the last few items. First up was installing the lighting and Plexiglas in the right wing tip. After making a few passes on englarging the opening the landing and taxi lights slid right in and from there is was easy going. The wing root fairings were…

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Firewall electrical, game time.

Much of the day was spent fabricating the doubler for the electrical fire wall equipment and deburring/dimpling/priming the oil cooler mount. Also on the list was finishing the wing root skin that involved dimpling/deburring/priming the ribs and skin. See a pattern here. Followed by back riveting the stiffeners to the skins. Got the baggage door clecoed together and mixed between…

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