Van's RV-9A in Aurora

The Big Picture

The Big Picture
Flying! 8/28/2011

Saturday, May 28, 2011

6 hrs 8 rivets
Trim and sand trailing edges of all gear leg fairings.
Trim main wheel fairings for final tire clearance.
Countersink main wheel fairings, rivet to outboard brackets.
Make backing material for cockpit eyeball lights. Glue to spar caps.

Sand windscreen fairing.
Secure carb heat leads to carb heat control cable.
Start routine FWF wiring cleanup.
Fit lower and upper cowl.
Start fitting nose gear intersection fairing.

Had to jack the plane up again and look at the left side brakes. I wheeled the plane out to take pictures, and the left side brake tighted up on the way back. It was fine after I worked the brakes from inside. Maybe it doesn't like reverse.

I could move to the airport any time now.