Van's RV-9A in Aurora

The Big Picture

The Big Picture
Flying! 8/28/2011

Thursday, November 6, 2008

2.2 hrs
Warmed up by stripping the left tank skin plastic, while making dinner.

After dinner, match drilled the left leading edge. Started with the spar/rib #30s. The ones closest to the top skin were almost impossible without the long flexible 6" #30 drill bit.
Then match drilled the skin/spar holes, and then the skin/rib holes.

Finished up by deburring the right 919 doubler strip, since that had already been started while doing the left one. Edge deburring is one of my least favorite parts, so I get as much out the way up front as I can. Still have to edge deburr all of the wing skins. Yuck.

Last, I just couldn't resist getting the tank ribs out and sorting them. Guess what. They need edge deburring!