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Improve seat locking mechanism

The local maintenance shop at the airport was so kind to help me with the tools to set the solid rivets. But the mechanism was too tight and I decided to improve it.

Rivets set:

It was clear that the 3 holes were not exactly aligned, with a 8 mm file I clecod the brackets in place and rotated the file a couple of time and smoothened the holes with sandpaper:

Since the mechanism was too tight due to the solid rivets I removed them I tried a bolt instead – much better:

I will order the required bolts, nuts and washers. To be continued…