31 August 2008
Riveting rudder skin

2.5 hours

Another view of counterbalance weight
Another view of counterbalance weight (Full size)

Another picture of the counterbalance weight, and the shop heads of the counterbalance rib to skin rivets

Skin rivets
Skin rivets (Full size)

The top 6 rivets on each side can be done with the squeezer, but the bottom 3 need to be done with the rivet gun. Had to do the lower rear rivet on one side 3 times as it is so floppy with no support. The rivet head was not seated the first two times.


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