HOMECOMMENTS/ARTICLES2016 HCAA CONTACTSPHOTO GALLERY

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Jan 1, 2012 - Re-attached firewall and top longerons.
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Jan 1, 2012 - Bolted lower engine mounts to firewall and bottom skin.
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Jan 1, 2012 - Riveted firewall to bottom skin.
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Jan 1, 2012 - Riveted front & rear top longerons splice joint.
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Jan 1, 2012 - Riveted seat back support, uprights, and flap actuator brackets.
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Jan 1, 2012 - Flap actuator (motor) bracket (looking from rear).
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Jan 4, 2012 - Installed front side skins and double checked fit.
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Jan 1, 2012 - Riveted gear channel, permanently joining front fuselage to rear.
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Jan 1, 2012 - Installed nose wheel bearing bracket.
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Jan 1, 2012 - Seven AN3 bolts holding nose wheel bearing bracket to firewall and fuselage.
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Jan 7, 2012 - Riveted seat pan components together.
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Jan 7, 2012 - Riveted inside seat belt brackets to seat back and gear channel.
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Jan 9, 2012 - Drilled & tapped nose wheel strut bearing block for AN5 bolts..  Drilled bearing bracket for AN 5 bolts.
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Jan 9, 2012 - Drilled firewall bracket for AN3 pass thru bolt.
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Jan 9, 2012 - Temp installed nose wheel strut to check fit.
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Jan 9, 2012 - Temp installed nose wheel strut to check fit.
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Jan 11, 2012 - Installed stop ring at front of torque tube.  Installed control horn at front of torque tube.
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Jan 11, 2012 - Installed elevator bell crank to torque tube.
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Jan 11, 2012 - Installed linkage from control sticks to torque tube control horn.
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Jan 11, 2012 - Installed linkage from control arm to elevator bell crank.
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Jan 11, 2012 - View of all flight control linkage.
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Jan 12, 2012 - Riveted center spar section to bottom skin.  Missing rivets are where the support beams are.  These will be filled later when beams removed.
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Jan 13, 2012 - Riveted torque tube rear bearing support to bottom.
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Jan 13, 2012 - Fabricated fairleads for rudder & elevator, and riveted to rear frame channel.
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Jan 13, 2012 - Fabricated Front Lower Elevator fairlead, and riveted to Center Seat Back Channel.
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Jan 14, 2012 - Center Console cut and bent.
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Jan 14, 2012 - Fabricated cardboard template for Center Console fairing.
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Jan 14, 2012 - Cutout in fairing to clear control tube and linkage.
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Jan 15, 2012 - Center Console joined to Panel ,
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Jan 15, 2012 - Ran string from rudder pedals thru fairleads toward back.
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Jan 15, 2012 - Ran string from rudder pedals thru fairleads toward back.
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Jan 15, 2012 - "Rudder Cable" string crossed and exiting through fairleads in tail section.
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Jan 16, 2012 - From the cardboard template I made earlier, I cut .025" sheet material to make side faairing for the center console.
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Jan 16, 2012 - After several tweaks, I was finally satisfied with the fit.  Using the first cutout, I made a duplicate for the right side.
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Jan 16, 2012 - View of center console side fairings clamped in place.
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Jan 17, 2012 - Re-trimmed and fit baggage floor.
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Jan 21, 2012 - Drilled & riveted baggage bulkhead to support angle.. Drilled & clecoed angle to baggage floor.
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Jan 22, 2012 - Baggage floor clecoed back in place with additional reinforcing..
   

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