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Flaps – part 2

Outside of the wonderful Oshkosh trip (post coming soon), and the work to get the Velocity in a stable condition, I was able to get

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Velocity Adventures!

Well…I’ve got a new plane!!! I know crazy right? Building one, and then buying another? There’s a reason..I promise (Pilot’s can justify anything). Check out this post to catch up on what’s been distracting me from my RV build. Aircraft fun, is aircraft fun, so if you enjoy a long read, this one is for you!

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Aileron Final Assembly!

With the help of my son Giacomo (and his skinny arms!) we were able to get the tough riveting done, and it was smooth sailing from there. Ailerons are done! Read of for details.

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Aileron Assembly Part 1

Over a few long sessions I’ve gotten a lot of work done on the Aileron Assembly. As far as I can get solo. Read on to see the progress and what it’ll take to get the next steps done.

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Aileron Gap Fairings Installed

Moving right along, Aileron Gap Fairings are now installed. Read on for a quick recap and the resolution to the SB rivet conflict discovered during bracket install.

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Aileron Bracket Install

Over a few sessions I was able to get the Aileron brackets installed permanently. Read on for the roadbumps and gotchas learned along the way.

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Aileron Priming Day!!

Priming days are my favorite (not!). With a 5:30am start and one epic marathon session, I was able to get through priming all the parts needed to build out the ailerons (and some other things). Check out the lengthy post for a recap of a long, but satisfying day.

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Aileron Brackets & Final Prep

With Priming day getting close (Saturday!), I wanted to wrap up any remaining items I needed to get done before prime. This include the aileron brackets and some annoying little aileron stops. Read on for more detail!

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