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The impossible rivet solution

I want to wait as long as possible with attaching the 3 rear fuselage top skins with rivets, you never know… This however leads to a problem because there is one rivet on each side that will be obscured when the rail-brackets of the sliding canopy are attached. This “impossible” rivet is to attach the front top skin to rib 1. After some thoughts a found a simple solution.
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Connection RF – CF

According the build manual you first build the RF, then the CF and thereafter join them together. But this joining is quite a challenge because there are so many stringers, brackets and skins that all need to line up. Instead I’m going to continue section by section; so first the landing gear assembly and thereafter the main spar assembly and firewall.
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Hrs: 2 Hrs: 1