Posts tagged Elevators (9)
Final elevator assembly 09-25 and 26: leading edge and counterbalance weights

Rolling the leading edge and preparing the counterweights.

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Elevator assembly 09-23: trailing edge riveting

In this section, I rivet the trailing edges of both elevators and close out the last rib-to-skin rivets.

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Elevator assembly 09-23 (goop!)

Installing the foam ribs in the trailing edge with Proseal

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Elevator assembly 09-22 to 09-23

In these sections I’m finishing most of the riveting and preparing the assembly to install the foam ribs

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Elevator assembly 09-20 to 09-21

In this section, I begin the process of riveting both skins together: first at the rear spar then on the internal ribs

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Elevator assembly 09-17 to 09-19

This post details riveting the rear spar to the ribs and skins. It’s exciting to see the elevators take shape.

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Elevator assembly 09-15 to 09-17

These sections cover riveting the elevator tip ribs, rear spar and ribs and elevator horns.

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Elevator trim tab assembly section 09-14

Using Proseal and rivets to assemble the trim tab. The Proseal is used to bond the foam trailing edge ribs into place.

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Elevator Sections 09-12 to 09-13

Preparing the trim tab for final assembly

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