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Had a little marathon effort last night and got the entire bottom skin riveted. Remembered to first pop the rivets that sit underneath other objects (eg jury strut brackets), which made it all go smoothly. Drilled a hole in the tank channel for fuel hose (easier with it out of the structure) and positioned the Savannah fuel tank support before riveting.
Tomorrow I'll ask my wife to assist with flipping the wing. Then it'll be time for playing around with the tank…Continue
Well this is embarrassing, I just realised I haven't posted an update for almost a year!
Left wing is upside down on the bench. Had a good day on it today, drilled all the pilot holes out to 1/8", clecoed in the front strut fitting, made the strut angle bracket and attached the fitting doubler, and made a start on the flaperon brackets.
Almost bought a Continental C-85 until someone pointed out a forum post on this site advising against it. Will wait until a good 912 comes…Continue