There is quite some discussion regarding the location and accuracy of the static ports of Sling aircrafts. This post is regarding some background information and my installation of the static ports in the recent days.
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Just like I did with the wings I designed and machined 2 doublers for the inspection panels in the rear fuselage, these will give some extra strength.
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Preparing the top skin for paint and designing and fabricating the doublers.
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A while ago I received a new RF rear top skin without holes in the areas where I had serious misalignment. Time to drill some holes…
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While waiting for new CF skins I will continue to work on the RF, for that the fuselage must be lowered.
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The left outside skin was already modified and good-to-go for another test-fit, the right skin needed some fixes before being test fitted.
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The forward part of the cockpit is painted dark grey. The forward skins need to be installed and those rivets should be painted dark grey as well. Since the firewall is still removable this is a good time to install the forward inside skins and paint those rivets.
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Before the outside skins can go on the firewall must be in place, time to test-fit the firewall and related parts.
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3 DB were released, two for the Rotax engine and one for the nose gear, since I don’t have the engine yet I could only verify SB0023.
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