4/10/2008 - Heck of a storm last night About 3:30 am my wife kicked me out of bed to look out the window at the most incredible wind and rain I've ever seen. There is some debate now about whether it was a straight-line wind or a tornado t ... read more
4/18/2008 - Installed the nutplates on the 2 bulkheads I found two 6 inch bolts at Home Depot that I use to hold the the bulkhead sides up while I installed the nutplates. These bolts are smaller in diameter than the bolts that go in during the final wing ... read more
4/19/2008 - Fabricated the F-904M Web Stiffeners I final drilled the holes in the stiffeners using the F-904A bulkhead as a guide. The 2 larger holes are the nutplates that will be installed. The holes were drilled with a #19 drill bit. ... read more
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