I wanted to get the tail up off the ground
so I made this stand with junk wood I had
Now I'm able to cleco on the horiz stab
because soon I will be working on installing
the elevator control cables.
These two holes are for the brake lines.
Instead of grommets I used these nice snap
bushings. They are from my RV-7 kit and once
the hole is drilled, sort of snap into
This is my parking brake mount I designed.
The parking brake gets bolted to the first
piece, and the second piece has a hole where
the brake line will go through, and then
higher up a hole will be drilled to secure
the parking brake push/pull control.
is about as far as I can go right now before
I mount it. I don't yet know exactly how far
forward or aft to mount it so that it does
not interfere with the fuel lines.
I'll have to wait until I run the fuel lines
and then position the parking brake and
rivet it to the floor.
Here's looking from back to front. A rubber
grommet will go in the large hole where the
brake line goes through.