I didn’t have much time today so I just tackled a quick job by riveting the HS-411PP. This is pretty self explanatory, so I’ll keep this entry short. As usual, all of this riveting was accomplished by using Main Squeeze hand squeezer.
Last Bit of Vertical Stabilizer Riveting
Today I’m splitting my post into 2 entries. This first part is just to document the last bit of vertical stabilizer riveting. I just had to finish up with adding rivets to the root rib at the lower end of the VS. In the picture below, you’ll note that I am using the “Main Squeeze” […]
Rudder Spar Riveting
This evening I riveted the rudder hinge mounting brackets and reinforcing plates. One item of caution here is just to remember that you will be using longer rivets than are called for in the RV-8 plans. So make sure you check each rivet for the correct length before you start riveting. In the picture below […]