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Dec 1, 2010 - Drilled floor pan to front of gear channel.
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Dec 1, 2010 - Lower center bearing for rudder pedals.  Drilled for AN3 bolts.
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Dec 1, 2010 - Rudder pedal end bearing
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Dec 3, 2010 - Traced end bearings onto nylon bearing material.
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Dec 3, 2010 - Nylon material cut out and riveted to end bearings.
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Dec 3, 2010 - New end bearings in place.  This was not called for in the plans, but should prolong the life of the end bearings and rudder pedal tube.
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Dec 3, 2010 - Rudder pedals view from seat location.
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Jan 6, 2011 - Progress slow thru December.  Here, using drill press to drill brake pedal hinges.
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Jan 6, 2011 - Hinges cleco-ed to brake pedals.
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Jan 7, 2011 - Drilled and mounted brake cylinder bottom support brackets.
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Jan 13, 2011 - Brake pedal assembly mouted to rudder pedals.  Brake cylinders mounted and connected to pedals.
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Jan 24, 2011 - Brake pedal hinges riveted, and brake/rudder assembly pime coated.
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Jan 25, 2011 - Using existing pilot holes in floor, back drilled into Center Section rear flange (viewed from what will be the pilot seat).
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Jan 25, 2011 - Center Section removed, and turned upside down.  Front flange (on right) marked and drilled.
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Jan 25, 2011 - Center Section put back in place, then drilled through front flange into floor pan.  Blue line shows NEW rivet line after drilling.  This was necessary due to additional thicknees of Center Section as result of wing spar upgrade.
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Jan 26, 2011 - Part of the wing spar upgrade is the addition of a Bottom Skin Doubler under the floor skin beneath the Center Section. 
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Jan 26, 2011 - The Center Section replaced, then rivet holes enlarged to A5 size.  View from firewall side.
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Jan 26, 2011 - View of Center Section from cockpit side.
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Jan 28, 2011 - Trimmed ends of Bottom Skin Doubler to match floor.
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Jan 28, 2011 - Made cutout in Bottom Skin Doubler for gasolator.
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Jan 28, 2011 - Cut hole in bottom support channel for gasolator.
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Jan 28, 2011 - Test fit gasolator.
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Jan 28, 2011 - Gasolator viewed from bottom.

 

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