30 May 2010
Riveting lower skin

2.0 hours

Riveting the lower skin to spar
Riveting the lower skin to spar (Full size)

My father came and helped me rivet the lower skin to spar. This flap got a slight twist in it, about 1/4". I'm not sure why all the others are very flat.

Installing rivets in trailing edge
Installing rivets in trailing edge (Full size)

Put in the rivets, then taped them with rivet tape

Finished trailing edge rivets
Finished trailing edge rivets (Full size)

Then went through the two step back rivet halfway, flip over and use mushroom set with back rivet plate process to get the rivets in. All done.


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