Build Diary 25/26/28-August-06
A few days working on getting the wheel spats alignment correct. Primed and
layed some fiberglass to reinforce the fixing holes.
Finished fitting screws to floor - how
many of screws!!!!!
The wheel spats have been fitted but still need a little adjustment, trimming and nutplates fitting.
Nut plates need fitting all around - just pilot holes so far.
Alignment checking. Lift tail to level attitude. Plumb the center line - the tape on the floor - Next
check both spats are straight using the center line.
I plumbed the center line from the tail all the way through to the front.
Checking the front to rear alignment of the spats.
Note: the weight needs to be off the wheel to ensure
the horizontal position is correct (difficult to explain check the build manual).
I finished fitting the screws to the floor, some were very hard to get in - the ones against the
I decided to screw the stick boot down rather than valcro.
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