First task today was to drill the holes for
the nutplates on the bottom inboard skin
access hole. I countersunk them and riveted
I riveted the spar extension to the spar.
Here's the back showing the pulled rivets.
Here the outboard L is riveted to the
I also bolted on the upper strut attachment.
UPDATE: Do not
install this piece now! You can see in the
pic below that there is a nose rib right
above the strut attach bracket. With the
bracket attached now, access to about 3-4
holes in the skin is blocked and you won't
be able to rivet the skin to the rib. I've
removed the fitting and will install it
after the nose skin is riveted.