Originally the fiberglass rudder cab is riveted but then it’s difficult to connect and change the strobe light. On the VAF forum I found out that some RV builders make the the fiberglass cabs of the wings and rudder removable with nut plates and screws.
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The fiberglass cab of the rudder needed some filing and filling for a perfect fit.
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Continued with the top of the rudder.
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After the inspection I could rivet the skin on the rudder.
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Deburred, prepared and primed the skin of the rudder.
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Today I continued with the new rudder parts, first deburr, then prime and finally rivet.
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Some parts of the rudder had no good fit, so I ordered replacement parts.
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First cleco and then rivet the parts of the rudder. Continue reading “Rivet rudder parts”
Removing the cleco’s, deburring, cleaning and priming the parts of the rudder.
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Some parts of the rudder didn’t fit 100%, especially when the skin was attached with cleco’s.
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