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Right Wing Done!

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the 'extra' wing walk...


This moment has took a long time coming. The sense of accomplishment is awesome. I know it's only one wing, and it isn't covered, but still, the darn trials and tribulations that went into that thing...


It has been a year since I started the project. At first glance it doesn't seem I did much, but sitting back and thinking about it, I accomplished the following:


- built all ribs for upper and lower wings, and ailerons.


- built all four ailerons.


- made all tip bows and center bow.


- acquired a dismantled '75 skybolt for salvage.


- media blasted the fuselage and empennage.


- extended the shop.


- insulated the shop and fitted two window AC units.
- Oh, and built one wing of course.


So not too bad after all.The port wing should go much quicker because:


- I've learned from mistakes the first time around.


- Every time I needed something like drag wires, plates, hardware, I purchased, fabricated and sprayedfor all the wings where possible.


- Jigs like thetrammell bar, drag wire drill jig, and I-strut drill jig are already made.


So...on to round 2...





a final shot before hanging...

Finally...hung up out of the way...
 

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