Empennage [127.5 Hours]

Horizontal Stabilizer [40.5 Hours]
[8 November 2010] [3 Hours] - Broke stiffener edges and drilled them to the spar
[9 November 2010] [2.5 Hours] - Drilled hinge brackets and riveted center bearing
[10 November 2010] [4 Hours] - Tapered and bent HS front spar reinforcement
[11 November 2010] [5.5 Hours] - Assembled, drilled and deburred left HS
[12 November 2010] [9 Hours] - Assembled, drilled and deburred right HS, dimpled parts
[13 November 2010] [7 Hours] - Primed parts, dimpled skin, started riveting left HS
[14 November 2010] [5.5 Hours] - Dimpled skin, riveted left HS, started right HS
[15 November 2010] [4 Hours] - Finished the horizontal stabilizer!

Vertical Stabilizer [10.5 Hours]
[17 November 2010] [2 Hours] - Started VS, drilled skeleton and skin
[18 November 2010] [2.5 Hours] - Drilled VS, deburred and dimpled parts
[19 November 2010] [6 Hours] - Primed VS ribs, riveted/finished VS

Rudder [19.5 Hours]
[20 November 2010] [6 Hours] - Cut/drilled stiffeners, deburring
[21 November 2010] [2.5 Hours] - Primed and riveted stiffeners
[29 November 2010] [4 Hours] - Drilled, deburred, dimpled rudder skeleton
[1 December 2010] [5 Hours] - Primed skeleton and riveted rudder
[2 December 2010] [2 Hours] - Finished rudder leading edge. Rudder complete!

Elevators [48.5 Hours]
[3 December 2010] [3 Hours] - Cut and smoothed the elevator stiffeners
[5 December 2010] [3 Hours] - Drilled, deburred, dimpled, primed right elevator stiffeners and skin
[6 December 2010] [1 Hour] - Back riveted right elevator stiffeners
[6 January 2011] [4 Hours] - Clecoed elevator counterweight assemblies
[13 January 2011] [2.5 Hours] - Bent trailing edge, match drilled elevator
[27 January 2011] [2 Hours] - Primed, dimpled, deburred parts, riveted skeleton
[28 January 2011] [2 Hours] - Filed right elevator counterweight
[29 January 2011] [2.5 Hours] - Riveted right elevator
[24 February 2011] [2 Hours] - Rolled leading edge, finished right elevator
[23 March 2011] [4 Hours] - Left elevator stiffeners
[25 March 2011] [1 Hour] - Drilled left counterweight
[29 March 2011] [4.5 Hours] - Riveted trim stiffener, bent trailing edge, drilled, deburred
[30 March 2011] [2.5 Hours] - Deburred, countersink, dimpled, primed parts
[1 April 2011] [2 Hours] - Made elevator riblet
[5 April 2011] [3.5 Hours] - Riveted left elevator skeleton, made trim servo bracket
[6 April 2011] [2.5 Hours] - Dimpled and riveted left elevator
[22 May 2011] [1.5 Hours] - Started rolling left elevator leading edge
[23 May 2011] [1 Hour] - Finished rolling/riveting leading edge
[8 June 2011] [4 Hours] - Attached elevators to HS

Trim Tab [8.5 Hours]
[7 April 2011] [3 Hours] - Cut off trim tab tabs, drilled trim tab
[8 April 2011] [1.5 Hours] - Dimpled and started riveting trim tab
[13 April 2011] [2 Hours] - Riveted trim tab and hinges
[15 May 2011] [2 Hours] - Made and installed riblets

Last Update: 25 May 2012