- Fiberglass Tips
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Task: Finished filling the gaps between the
metal and fiberblass tips. Sanded and primed each tip.
is the completed VS/Rudder and Horizontal Stabilizer (the
elevators where being sanded on the workbench).
drill attempt #1 led to holes too close to the weldmount,
I took the elevators to Metal Innovations at KUAO to have
the holes welded close. I then ground down the welds flush,
re-drilled to 1/4" and then used rattle can primer where
the powder-coating was removed.
Here is the left
HS tip after gap filling and priming. Its not completely ready
for final paint, but its certainly flyable!
rudder fairing after countersinking and priming. We made it
removeable so the tailstrobe could be worked on, if necessary.