Today I will continue with riveting the doublers on both the vertical fin front spar and rear spar. Since I left off the other day having finished riveting the flush rivets. I then continued with the AN-470-4 rivets for the rest of the VS-808PP rear spar doubler.
In the pictures below you’ll notice that I use some green painters tape here and there. This is a visual cue for me not to rivet those holes. In this instance I used the tape to identify where the vertical fin ribs will attach later in the assembly process.
Below is the VS-803PP rear spar with riveting of the VS-808PP doubler complete. All the riveting was accomplished using the Main Squeeze hand squeezer as shown in the picture. This tool works so good.
Vertical Fin Forward Spar Riveting
Moving on, I proceeded with riveting the VS-702 front spar including the addition of VS-001 and VS-002 F1 Rocket mod doublers.
Below shows the VS-001 doubler riveted in place.
Below shows the VS-002 doubler riveted in place.
Please comment, I love to hear from my readers. Thanks again for coming along for this ride, you make my work worthwhile.