Thursday, January 08, 2009

I have been very bad about posting recently, but this should not be construed as the project not being worked on.

The whole workbench was partially redone and lowered about half a foot. This is so the plane can sit on its wheels on the ground.

The engine mount holes were drilled out to their final size and bolted on.

Work has started on the controls. All three bell cranks have been fabricated. The lower torque tube bearing was un-riveted to allow for the torque tube to be placed. I then found an unacceptable amount of ply, so a new lower bushing was fabricated to raise the torque tube up and remove the wiggle.

In addition I have fabricated the flaperon mixer bearings and started placing the "L" angle that supports them.