What I though should be straight forward became a longer story. Rib 11 bulges up and the gap between aileron and skin is not parallel.
Continue reading “Rib 11 / skin 8 issues”
With tanks on it was time to remove the jigs and do a test fit of rib 11.
Continue reading “Remove jigs / rib 11”
This is a milestone in building the wings because when the wings are attached to the wing the jigs can be removed.
Continue reading “Rivet both fuel tanks to the wing”
Also the second leak test of the left fuel tank passed.
Continue reading “Second leak test left fuel tank”
After being sure the right tank is leak free I could remount it to the wing and start a second leak test for the left tank.
Continue reading “Remount right tank to wing and second leak test left tank”
I’m happy that after the fuel cap fix the tank passed the leak test.
Continue reading “Passed second leak test right tank”
During the second pressure test of the right fuel tank it looked like there was a leak.
Continue reading “False positive during second leak test right tank”
While pressure testing the right tank I match-drilled the left tank to the spar, de-burred and primed it.
(sorry no pictures)
Time to mount the right tank to spar and to do an extra leak test.
Continue reading “Mount right tank to wing spar”
I don’t like the rubber grommets because they wont last for a long time and found a better solution.
Continue reading “Snap bushing”