13 March 2010
Wing spar countersinking

9.6 hours

Countersinking rivet holes in spar flange
Countersinking rivet holes in spar flange (Full size)

All the 3/32 rivet holes need to be csk. Then I put alodine in the holes.

More rivet holes in spar
More rivet holes in spar (Full size)

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Laying out hole for landing light
Laying out hole for landing light (Full size)

Using the template, traced out the landing light aperature.

Cut out landing light hole
Cut out landing light hole (Full size)

Then cut out the hole. Smoothed edges.

Landing light bracket
Landing light bracket (Full size)

First step is to cut-off the end of the supplied bracket. Then deburr.

Installing landing light bracket nutplates
Installing landing light bracket nutplates (Full size)

Each rib needs 2 nutplates installed for the bracket

All ready for landing light bracket
All ready for landing light bracket (Full size)

Here shows both ribs ready to have bracket installed

Installed leading edge
Installed leading edge (Full size)

Riveted the rib to spar locations that get covered by the tank. Drilled out hold-down bolt hole in leading edge skin. The cleco'd leading edge to spar assembly


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