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Wings - Fuel Tanks

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Date: 6/16/2010
Time:
3.0
Task: Riveted the baffling to the right fuel tank

Tonight was a repeat of last night, but with the right tank. We laid the tape down, put a 3/16" bead of ProSeal and then dropped the baffling in place. Placing rivets in each of the skin/baffle holes, we then set all the rivets.




Next came the top and bottom most baffle/rib rivets which are AD-41H pop rivets.




Finally we set the AD-42H rivets in the Z-bracket/baffle/rib joint.




Second tank done!!! We can't wait to pressure test it once the sealant has dried!