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Oct 2, 2011 - Removed right side skin  to gain access to right seat back channel and rear spar support.
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Oct 2, 2011 - Replaced skin and drilled seat back channel to side skin.  Drilled right seat front panel side angles to side skin. Drilled gear bolt holes.
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Oct 2, 2011 - Trimmed excess from rear of right side skin.

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Oct 4, 2011 - Drilled 5/16" bolt holes in right side wing spar uprights.
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Oct 4, 2011 - Side view right side wing spar uprights showing 5/6" bolt location (center punch through spar at top).  Similar hole at spar bottom.
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Oct 6, 2011 - Drilled lower engine mounts for AN3 bolts holes.  Piece of .063" extrusion to be used as shim.
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Oct 6, 2011 - Mounted nose gear leg support bracket to bottom of fuselage and firewall.
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Oct 6, 2011 - Another look at leg support bracket.  The blue tape is holding the nylon bearing block together.
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Oct 8, 2011 - Drilled nose gear leg support bracket for AN3 bolts.
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Oct 8, 2011 - Drilled flap motor support to rear seat panel.
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Oct 8, 2011 - Drilled 6B5-3 Upper Channel (baggage support) to rear seat panel uprights.
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Oct 17, 2011 - Cut slot in top of seat back support for handle of canopy latch control rod.
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Oct 18, 2011 - Fabricated O/B lower seat belt brackets.
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Oct 19, 2011 - Drilled center console to gear channel and seat back support.  Left side shown.
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Oct 19, 2011 - Drilled I/B lower seat belt brackets to gear channel, center console, and seat back support.  Belt brackets mount inside center console.
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Oct 21, 2011 - Drilled 1-1/8" hole in center of forward Torque Tube bearing.
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Oct 21, 2011 - Marked & clamped rear Torque Tube bearing to bearing support.
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Oct 21, 2011 - Inserted forward Torque Tube Bearing into center spar,  Inserted Torque Tube through both bearings,
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Oct 21, 2011 - Leveled TT and clamped both bearings in place.
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Oct 21, 2011 -  Clamping Control Hinge Plate to center spar.
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Oct 21, 2011 - Drilled and bolted rear torque tube bearing to bearing support.
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Oct 22, 2011 - Drilled bolt hole in torque tube for front Aileron Control Horn.  This horn will link to the control sticks.
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Oct 22, 2011 - Installed nut plates on seat panels for spar access covers.
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Oct 23, 2011 - Drilled & cleco-ed seat bottoms to front seat panel and seat back supports.
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Oct 23, 2011 - View from aircraft front looking back at seating area.
 
   

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