Time: 2.0 Task: Worked on the right leading edge light
It was a productive day at the airplane factory today! My
girfriends dad came by to help dimple the top side of the
left wing ribs.Meanwhile I continued working on the leading
edge landing light cutout.
I started by riveting the 2 #10 nutplates to the light mount.
I also ran all the edges along my Scotchbrite wheel to smooth
After getting the cutout to the right size, I polished it
with a small scotchbrite wheel and then used the template
to mark and drill the center hole on the top and bottom of
Next I placed the retainer strip into position and drilled
the other two holes on bot the top and bottom.
After making a rough cut on the lens, I pulled the lens in
place and drilled the 6 holes #40.
Then I riveted the #4 screw nutplates to the retainer strips.
Finally I dimpled the 6 lens mounting holes with a #6 die.
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