Ryan
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  • Plover, WI
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Aircraft Model
STOL CH 701
Project Status
Less than half
Building From
Partial kit
Engine installed (or plan to install)
Rotax 912iS
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http://users.tznet.com/~brothapig
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No Experience
Flying Experience
Private Pilot
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Engineer

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Working on the spars

Posted on January 4, 2009 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

Today I worked on the right wing spar with my grandpa. We riveted the bottom of the spar using the C-riveter that I had made previously.

The last time I tried to rivet the spar, after 5 rivets in the center the spar started to bow out, so I stopped. This time, however, I started one rivet in the middle, and only set it about half-way (3 hits on the hammer). This was enough to hold the parts together without really clamping them tight. Then we… Continue

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