- Left Elevator
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Task: Riveted the elevator skin to the understructure
and torqued the counterbalance bolts.
set all of the rivets along the skin, ribs, and spar. I then
set all the rivets in the counterbalance skin after placing
the counterbalance in place with the two bolts. All skin to
rib/spar bolts were AN426AD3-3.5 other than the one in the
counterbalance skin that goes from the skin to the counterbalance
skin to the counterbalance rib to the spar, which was an AN426AD3-5.
the completed skin/skeleton structure. The trim spar it clecod
on the top flange but riveted to the bottom of the skin. The
trim tab hinge still needs to be clamped and drilled.
The counterbalance bolts/nuts were torqued
down to 28 ft lbs. and torque seal was applied.