Tonight I did some more dimpling and deburring in an effort to be ready to rivet on Saturday and Sunday.
I also installed the ELT bracket. 31 more words
Downloaded X-Panel software to do some panel design. The software is pretty decent though I’ve found a few bugs already. The big bummer is that even though you can print out full size technical drawings of your panel it says to not use them for cutting the panel. 89 more words
After working on the attachment points, I quickly reinstalled the side sticks and looked for their alignment. The result looks fantastic.
But there was a problem. 295 more words
For the start I decided that the instrument panel would have to be removable with the minimal amount of connectors. I did end up putting more Molex plugs in than I hoped for, but I had to test to see if I could remove the whole panel easily, without any connecting wires holding it in place… 122 more words