When building the horizontal stabiliser one hole in the skin was enlarged which needed a fix.
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While waiting for the new right skin of the elevator I did some alignment tests.
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Last step for the horizontal stabiliser is to rivet the left side skin.
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Alignment of horizontal stabiliser with self-leveling cross line laser.
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Mil spec cable in conduit instead of pvc cable for trim servo.
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First I made a jig to check the alignment with a level gauge. Then I riveted the right hand skin, the left hand skin has to wait because the conduit for the trim servo cable has not yet arrived.
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Prepared the skins for priming and removed the blue plastic on the rivets lines.
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The primer is dry so I started riveting the parts of the horizontal stabiliser and fitted the skins with cleco’s. Continue reading “Rivet horizontal stabiliser”
Deburred, cleaned and primed the parts of the horizontal stabiliser
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While the parts of the rudder were drying I could start on the horizontal stabiliser.
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