9 September 2008
Assembling skeleton

2.0 hours

Counterbalance skin and ribs
Counterbalance skin and ribs (Full size)

First step was to straighten and flute the counterbalance ribs. This took quite a while as it was somewhat tricky to get all the holes lined up. Then the holes were match drilled.

Spar and inside rib
Spar and inside rib (Full size)

Next step was to match drill the 2 reinforcement plates on the spar. After that the inside rib was cleco'd into place, and match drilled with the spar. These holes are dimpled so that the horn weldment can sit flat on top of them, so dimpled the holes also


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