Rudder 15 Complete (almost!) (1.5 hrs)


Today was the completion of the rudder leading edge.  I made a mistake in bending the lower section first, inhibiting my pipe’s access to the upper portion.  The result is a very clean looking lower half, with a less tidy upper half.  Its not beautiful, but its functional and airworthy, and I’m moderately happy with it.  20130527-204554.jpg

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Here you can see a couple ripples from poor bending technique on my part in the upper part of the rudder.  Still looks pretty good, I think.20130527-204657.jpg

My wife and the completed rudder.  (Actually its not complete… I still need to do the front two rivets on both of the ribs and one corner rivet that I cannot currently access)20130527-204712.jpg

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