Monday, April 29, 2013

Took a break from the build to polish up the Bücker for an upcoming event.
Left fuel tank complete!
Expert help from an airport neighbor, installing the rear baffle to the Left fuel tank.

The baffle goes in!
Leak testing the tank before closing it up completely.  No leaks!
My Powder coated Gretz Pitot tube mount compelte!

I used a Unibit to make the first holes for the Pitot tube mast hole.  I finished with a cutting wheel on a Dremel tool.
Marking the pitot tube mast location on the lower wing skin.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

I'm satisfied with the landing light lens installation.
Marking the lens for trimming.  The tape is to protect the lens from scratches.

Mary was a big help, pushing the lens into position while I drilled holes!
All clecoed in place!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Fuel float/sending unit installed in the left tank.  Vent line complete.
Right tank all prosealed and riveted!  Vent line fabricated and installed.
Got to "Try On" the RV14 at Sun N Fun.
Very useful trip.  Met the man himself, and had many questions answered.