Final sanded edges of right wingtip. Match drilled, deburred, primed, and riveted aft rib to tip.
Mostly done except for installing foam board to stiffen wingtips!
Hinge mounted tips have a nice flat transition compared to screw mounts.
Epoxied and riveted left tip hinge and nav antenna to wingtip.
Drilled, deburred, primed, and riveted aft tip rib to right wingtip.
Epoxied and riveted hinges to right wing tip. Sanded left wing tip edges to match wing skin. Cut aft end of tips for proper aileron gap. Marked rivet lines, drilled tips to tip hinges, countersunk holes, and deburred wingtip hinges.
Deburred left wing tip hinges then riveted and floxed to wing.
Cut left wingtip flanges to proper shape. Countersunk right wingtip for flush rivets, and drilled holes for flox rivets and deburred hinges.
Lots of sanding to get the tip to sit flush and square to the wing. Installed tip and match drilled to tip hinges.
Installed and match drilled left wing tip hinges.
Primed and riveted right bottom wing hinge to wing.
Cut tip flanges to proper shape to fit to wing.
I am deviating from the plans and chose to use hinges instead of screws to secure the tip to the wing.
The finished result has a much cleaner look and is just as strong.
Fabricated foam rib for tip attachment to used during construction .
Match drilled wing tip hinges. Riveted top hinge to wing.