Day 21: Flaperon Spars ( 2hr 5m)

At the end of the previous day I had been concerned that the “natural fit” of the ribs to the spars did not mesh with the statement in the photo manual of how the flanges should face. So, I started…

Day 20b: Flaperons Beginning (30m)

We started off our Flaperons build with removing the component parts from the crate and moving them to the garage. They posed for a picture. As with the slats, the flaperons come in four pieces, two per side. Identifying which…

Day 20: Slats Completed (1hr 20m)

Started the day with…. yep, you guessed it deburring and priming on the pilot-side outboard slat. After re-assembly the skin was riveted to the spar and now all four slats pieces are complete, bar the tips. While waiting for the…