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Task: Bottom skins
got a ton accomplished today! I had the entire weekend to
work on the airplane! I started by getting another shelf and
organizing all of our fiberglassing/painting supplies, along
with all the remaining wing and now fuselage parts.After organizing,
I got to work on the bottom skins again.
I was able to solo rivet
a few rows on the left wing outter skin.
is the technique for the outboard skins, specifically the
skin/rear spar rivets. After clecoing the skin in place, we
take out all the clecos up to the holes to be riveted next.
We place to clecos in the next holes to keep the skin tight
against the spar, and then set the rivet. After that, we move
the cleco to the next open hole and just hopsotch clecos after
riveting. This method worked very well.
I riveted the nutplates to the holes for the wing access plates.
I was able
to rivet 3 bays solo, but counldn't continue without a helper.
I did some wiring on the wings. I terminated all of the grounds
on the terminal I installed on the second rib outboard from
the root rib. I then labeled all of the wires.