8 May 2011
Finishing steps

5.0 hours

Trimming step
Trimming step (Full size)

The trailing lower edge of the step needs to be trimmed off. Also the skin is taped off for priming

Step ready for painting, installation
Step ready for painting, installation (Full size)

Another view

Primed fuselage skin
Primed fuselage skin (Full size)

Primed the area under the step

Bolting step in place
Bolting step in place (Full size)

After priming the steps. First step is to bolt the inner ends to baggage floor ribs

Right step riveted in place
Right step riveted in place (Full size)

The step is riveted. I used fuel sealant also between the step and fuselage.

Riveted F-722-L cover
Riveted F-722-L cover (Full size)

After finishing the steps. Riveted the F-722-L/R baggage covers in place.

Cleco baggage compartment floors
Cleco baggage compartment floors (Full size)

The F-747-L/R floors cleco'd in position


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