10/17/2005 - Started work on the Vertical Stabilizer I clecoed the VS-808PP Spar Doubler to the VS-803PP Rear Spar. Then I clecoed on the rudder hinge brackets and drilled out the two missing holes in one of the brackets, using the holes in the spar cha ... read more
10/27/2005 - Clecoed on the VS skin I finished riveting the ribs to the front spar but forgot to take a picture of it. All of the rivets went in easily except for the bottom ribs where they attach to the front spar. I just couldn't seem ... read more
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