Vertical Stabilizer Complete

Tonight I finished the vertical stabilizer. Went very smooth, maybe three rivets drilled out and replaced. I also received my replacement rudder stiffener. I cut that to size, primed all the stiffeners and primed the interior of the rudder and back riveted them together. Back riveting makes incredibly nice looking rivets and is very easy to do. The construction of the rest of the rudder is the most difficult of the tail section it looks like and errors can affect the way the plane flies too. Time to study some previous builder’s blogs for some tips…

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