Empennage Kit arrived!
Horizontal Stabiliser Rear Spar
Building has officially commenced!
HS rear spar – day2
HS rear spar – ready for rivets
HS forward spar
HS fwd spar day 2 – first stuff up?
HS fwd spar – cleaning up the mess
HS rear spar riveting
HS ribs – day 2
HS ribs – done
HS inner ribs
HS inner ribs and spars match drilled
Finished match drilling HS
HS holes deburred
HS ready for cleaning and priming
HS Skins ready for priming
Started on the VS
VS skin is on
VS match drilling
VS deburring complete
Dimpling HS and VS parts
Tried to prime…no…start rudder…wait!…start the elevators
Skin hole fix and Elevator stiffeners
Left rudder skin problem was a builder problem … oops
Painting practice … yeah … that’s what I’ll call it …
It’s good to be green – HS primed!
HS rear spar riveted
Riveting HS day 2 … and drilling my first rivets out
A little bit of HS, a little bit of elevator and a TC visit
Riveting more of the HS
Riveting HS rear spar
Starting to rivet VS together