Priming the Flaps

I recruited some help for priming my flaps 🙂  Tammy took Acacia to my parents to babysit, and she wound up helping me scuff, clean and prime both flaps.  This step takes a lot of work, and once you start, you have to complete the session.  Once you scuff the … Continue reading

Re-fit nutplates on the Flap Doublers

Really short build session tonight, of about 30 minutes. I recently completed all the pre-construction for both flaps, and they are waiting on primer before dimpling and riveting, but I decided to make a small change / upgrade.  There is a small K1000-4 platenut that is used to thread the … Continue reading

Building the Right Flap Skeleton Part 2

I managed to get down to the shop and spend a little over an hour finishing up the right flap skeleton.  There really wasn’t much left to do, but I wanted to knock it out while I had some free time.  I started out by clamping down the FL-706A doubler … Continue reading

Building the Right Flap Skeleton

It’s been a while since I was able to get downstairs and do a little work in the airplane factory.  I was focusing on completing some internal giveback project for work, which took up some build time.  The right flap isn’t going to take as much time to build for … Continue reading