Hrs: 5

Remove jigs / rib 11

With tanks on it was time to remove the jigs and do a test fit of rib 11.

Jig removed:

Test fit of rib 11, the flanges on the leading edge are too “sharp” and will cause indenting of the skin:

To solve this a rounded those flanges, just like the nose ribs (photo is before and after):

I made a small bracket for the conduit that holds the wire for the navigation light. To prevent drilling holes I reused 2 existing holes:

I used 4,8 x 15 mm rivets to rivet the bracket:

Conduit in place:

Rib 11 in place with the small skin piece that doesn’t fit perfectly and needs some attention: