Taping Wing Surfaces

Today I finished the taping on the left flap.

Left Flap Before Taping

Left Flap Before Taping


I used the gallon can as a template for making a round patch.
Pinking shears and round patch

Round Reinforcing Patch


Round Reinforcing Patch

Here’s the gallon-can patch in place over the lightening hole.


Poly fiber tapes

The left flap tapes are ready to apply.


Left Flap Taping Done

Left Flap Taping Done


I brushed the first coat of polybrush on the right flap and added the rib reinforcements.
Right Bearhawk Flap

Right Flap Ready to Brush


Right Flap Before Stitching

Right Flap Before Stitching


Next step is stitching. I also finished the wiring for the strobe and position lights, and next time will see if they work.

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Hours Logged This Session: 7.5
Total Hours: 1883.75