Sunday, 02 November 2014 00:00

Leading Edges

This weekend I rolled the leading edges of the rudder and elevators. What a horrible job! After 9 months of carefully protecting the aluminium skins, I was required to used all 14 stone of me, a 1" steel tube, 2 vice grips and a roll of duck tape to finish the task. On the other hand, installing the fibre glass tips was a pleasure! These fairing were sanded to fit very easily with an 18" Permagrit tool. To help the pop rivets, I used some Epoxy Resin on the joints and then filled the small gap with the first coat of micro-balloon slurry. The rubbing-down starts next week once the resin has cured. For photos, visit the new Facebook page at AND 'LIKE' US!

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