Construction Log
STOL King Experimental Airplane
This site is dedicated to the construction of a plans-built airplane
10/24/04 - 3 hours - Total Time 3 hours.
Began work on Aileron Idlers.  To see how I made these click here
10/25/04 - 4 hours - Total Time 7 hours
Continued  on Aileron Idlers
10/26/04 - 3 hours - Total Time 10 hours
Began work on Flap Bellcrank
10/29/04 - 3 hours - Total Time 13 hours
Began work on Slat Mount Brackets
10/31/04 - 2 hours - Total Time 15 hours
Continued work on Slat Mount Brackets
10/29/04 - 3 hours - Total Time 13 hours
Began work on Slat Mount Brackets
11/01/04 - 3.5 hours - Total Time 18.5 hours
Continued work on Slat Mount Brackets and started to work on Flap/Aileron horns
11/06/04 - 1.0 hours - Total Time 19.5 hours
Continued work on Flap/Aileron horns.  These fittings are made from .063 6061 T-6 Aluminum and require a compound bend.  To see how I made these click here 
11/07/04 - 2.0 hours - Total Time 21.5 hours
Continued work on Slat Mount Brackets.  The airplane uses 24 of these, so I takes quite a bit of time to fabricate this many. 
11/09/04 - 0.5 hours - Total Time 22.0 hours
Continued work on Slat Mount Brackets.  Drilling the holes.  7 each, 3/16 and 1/4.
11/11/04 - 1.0 hours - Total Time 23.0 hours
Continued drilling holes in Slat Mount Brackets. 
11/12/04 - 2.0 hours - Total Time 25.0 hours
Started to construct the first fuselage jig table.  The SLOL King requires a table that measures 4'X20' so I will have to make 3 tables and bolt them together.  There will be 2 tables at 4'X8' and 1 that is 4'X4".  To see how I made these click here.
11/13/04 - 1.5 hours - Total Time 26.5. hours
Finished building 1st Jig Table.  Continued working on Aileron/Flap control horns.  I made about five of these that will end up as scrap.  It took me a while to get the technique down.
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