Fuselage


Aft Fuselage Attachment 30-01 to 30-03

This feels like quite a milestone even though there is still a long way to go. First we needed to complete the SB which proved easier than I was imagining. We decided to put the…



Fwd Mid Fuse Side Structure 29-18 to 29-20

With fellow builder Steve snapping at my heels having completed a set of wings, tanks etc. in the same time that I have got this far, we pushed on with getting closer to the great…


Fwd Mid Fuse Side Structure 29-18

Having spent the summer sorting out the RV3A its time to get building again. Time to attach the web stiffeners which is an easy riveting job with the squeezer. It would have been even easier…


Fwd Mid Fuse Side Structure 29-19

I have jumped forward as I need to do some priming of parts for the wing root fairings that I missed when I tried to do all the parts in one go – typical. 29-19…


Reversing previous bloopers

Way back in tail cone days, I (and in my defence two other builders) fitted the rudder cables round the wrong way i.e. the double sided clevice to fit the rudder horn I had at…


Fwd Mid Fuse Side Structure 29-17

Finally after what has taken a lot longer than it should have (new job, new aircraft, lack of assistance) the fuselage sides are complete and I’m moving on to the Root Fairing Attachment Angles. Hopefully…



Fwd Mid Fuse Side Structure 29-16

Finishing up the side skin riveting on one side. This has been a slow task due to the lack of time and lack of riveting partner. One side nearly complete apart from these chaps who…