Brief Description: Elevator / Horizontal Stab Tips
More work on the elevator and horizontal stabilizer tips today . -Trimmed and contoured the L/R elevator tips at the nose section of the horn (this will get glassed when I install per the plans) -Trimmed the horizontal stabilizer (HS) tips to fit. -Match drilled the elevator tips -Layed out the hole location for the HS tips (I decided to make these removeable incase I want to install a camera or something in one or both tips). -Drilled the holes for the HS tips into the HS skin. -Match drilled those holes to the HS tips -Fabricated a metal backing strip for the nutplates that will go in the HS tips -Drilled the HS tip and backing strips for nutplates (Left only) -C/S the rivet and screw holes in the left HS tip -Deburred the left HS tip and backing plates (top and bottom)
Right side match drilled both tips
Right side match drilled into place.
Right side HS Tip getting drilled for nutplates. Note the backing stip visible (blue).