Wednesday, March 30, 2011

RV-12 Tailcone (Part 9)

Reference: page 10-09; 1 hour

Step 1: Remove the area shown hatched to separate the F-1238-L & -R Snap Bushing Brackets as shown.

NOTE: Step 2 through 6 explain installation for the F-1279-L Upper Left Skin and F-1238-L Snap Bushing Bracket. Installation for the F-1279-R Upper Right Skin and F-1238-R Snap Bushing is a mirror of the left and should be done at the same time.

Step 2: Hook the F-1279-L Upper Left Skin J-Stiffener into the cutouts in the F-1208, F-1209 and F-1210 Frames. Cleco the upper left skin to the frames and F-1280-L Left Side Skin as shown.

Step 3: Cleco the F-1238-L Snap Bushing Bracket to the F-1279-L Upper Left Skin.

Step 4: Match-Drill #30 the holes called ou in the F-1279-L Upper Left Skin J-stiffener into the F-1238-L Snap bushing Bracket. Cleco the first hole before drilling the next. Then remove, deburr, re-cleco. A 12 inch ectended bit may be helpful.

Builders note: After this I prepared the parts for painting and primed them.