Category: Fuselage

Fuel Leak Fix?

Saturday morning I got to the hangar early to take a look at the fuel leak. First I had to remove the vinyl from the wing skin And then remove all the rivets to get the skin off. It wasn’t…

More Odds and Ends

It is a four day weekend for me but that isn’t as useful as it sounds as the high temps are in the low 110s (low 40s for my metric cousins) and the hangar is close to 100 by 11am……

Safetyties and Taxiing

This week I got in touch with a San Diego-based inspector and received some documents to fill in and look over. It will take a while to go through the inspection checklist to see what I might not have done…

Finished*

Yesterday’s blog entry isn’t really complete because it doesn’t mention that prior to riveting I found that the doors still don’t fit. But I thought they did, I hear you say. Yes this fit until you put the rod on…

More Door Stuff

Started off the day with wrapping the passenger door in the same scheme as the pilot side door. Halfway through attention was turned to the locking pin on the pilot side. Allen’s idea for a fix was to cut some…