Trevor & Dewey's RV-7 Construction Log

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Date: 11/26/2010
Task: Tank attach bracket and started brake pedals

Fabricated the F-796B angles, F-796 C/D spacers and trimmed per the plans. The reinforcement angle and spacers are for the tank attach brackets which add reinforement for the forward part of the fuel tank. We noticed there is a rivet in the bottom aux longeron, but that seems to contradict the plans which show the need for a bolt to go through that hole. I will call Van's on Monday to get some advice.

Next we began fabricating the F-6117C angles. There are 8 required for the 4 brake pedals.
We drew a scribe line 1/4" from the top of each angle and aligned them with the upper hole on each pedal, then match-drilled the 5 holes.

Lastly we matched the F-6117A side plates to the angles and match-drilled.