Finish glassing canopy frame stiffeners. Fabricated forward stiffener tie and riveted ties to frame.
Fiberglassed canopy frame aft bulkhead and stiffener bottoms.
Fabricated aft doubler to secure stiffener to F-809 bulkhead. I have read of a couple RV’s with this stiffener have developed cracks. Very slow progress due to working in the confined area of the aft section. Began fabricating forward doubler.
Aligned, match drilled, and riveted ANL bracket to F808. Readjusted right bus wire to reach ANL stud. Labeled remaining wires in aft baggage.
Replaced 4 turtledeck bad rivets. Drilled filets to rails and forward skin the epoxied filets to instrument panel cover.
Installed seat back support and began trimming fiberglass instrument covery filtets.
Finished riveting the turtledeck rivets I could not reach with Rosie the riveter.
Riveted shoulder harness anchors to skin and replaced a few bad rivets. Continued riveting turtledeck. Secured ANL fuse holder to baggage rib.
Began riveting nutplates onto instrument panel cover.
Continued riveting for skin and installed stainless screen at cut out for RV8a step.