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Task: Tailwheel Weldment install
Started working on the aft part of the airplane today. Below
you can see a picture of the area to be removed from the lower
aft skin to allow relieff for the tailwheel weldment. I traced
the template onto an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper and taped it
to the skin. We then proceeded to cut along the line with
an airsaw and sand with a Dremel. After about an hour it was
smooth and looked great.
Here is a trial fit of the weldment. I had to remove the F-712
rear bulkhead to get the weldment in place. Not sure at this
point how to get the bulkhead back in correctly.