Rear Spar Priming

  Of course priming begins by using Maroon Scotchbrite to lightly scuff, then by degreasing with Acetone.   Spraying The spars are quite long, so I ended up fitting them diagonally across my spray booth….



15-04 Rear Spar Final Drilling

Some of the holes in the rear spar are final drilled #30, where they coincide with the ribs, W-00007B & W-1007C doubler plates. Also where the W-1013 Inner Aileron Brackets attach. First of all I set to and…


15-03 Rear Spar Doublers

The doubler plates need to be clamped securely in the correct postion on the rear spar and then match drilled. I used my cordless drill and the drill reflection to maintain perpendicular holes. Pushrod Holes…


15-02 Inboard Aileron Brackets

Service Bulletin SB16-03-28 When you get to page 15-02 you have to remember that there is a Service Bulletin (SB), which completely changes the way the inboard aileron bracket is fabricated. This is to prevent…


Carpentry! Wing Stands

Now that the ribs are attached to the spars, I decided it was time to make a wing stand so I can  get them off the workbenches & store them safely. I copied other examples…



14-07 Wing Rib Bolts

The ribs are clecoed onto the spar, and all apart from the outer three ribs have bolts top & bottom of the flange. This is the hardware removed from the spars as supplied. Some people…


14-06 Flap Hinge & Torque Tube

Flap Hinge Brackets After the marathon priming job, it was nice to start assembling the parts. I decided to try out the C-Frame back-riveting technique to set the 470AD4 rivets attaching the Flap Hinge Brackets…