Before the CF side skins can be test fitted the joining skins between the CF and RF must be installed.
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As expected the double foam layer got loose and did not hold the conduit so I removed the loose pieces of foam and installed ClickBond fasteners to hold the conduit.
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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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Like in the wings and RF I installed conduits in the arc, these are for the interior lights and GPS antenna.
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Since most of the holes of the joining angles didn’t align I decided to remake these parts. This blog entry is the work of multiple days last week.
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Before joining the CF to the RF is made sense to remove the bulkhead and baggage floor to add the soundproofing.
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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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Dummy servo and bracket installation.
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Just a quick test fit of the ap bracket and the ribs 1 and inside skin of the bow to understand the next steps.
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