1 November 2008
Riveting left elevator skeleton

3.5 hours

Assembling counterbalance rib
Assembling counterbalance rib (Full size)

Riveted together the counterbalance ribs and cleco'd on the skin. Then riveted the skin to the ribs

Skin riveted to counterbalance ribs
Skin riveted to counterbalance ribs (Full size)

Here is the finished rivets on the counterbalance assembly

Hinge doublers
Hinge doublers (Full size)

Cleco'd the doublers to the spar and put in the rivets and nutplates

The inner rib and spar
The inner rib and spar (Full size)

The inner rib and spar are riveted together with flush head rivets so that the elevator horn assembly can be put on top of it

Drilling elevator horn to spar
Drilling elevator horn to spar (Full size)

The elevator horn is now cleco'd into place and positioned. Once that is done, it is drilled for -4 rivets.


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