Engineering Notice Concerning Flap and Aileron Nose Skin Rivet Size (395 and Below)

Source: 1999 Beartracks, Bob Barrows

Reference plans number 395 and below, Drawings #9 and #10. The 3/32" stainless steel pull rivets holding the nose skins to the nose ribs have been changed to 1/8" aluminum pull rivets. The cost and availability of 3/32" S.S. rivets has become a problem. If you have already assembled the ailerons and flaps with the S.S. you can leave them in, they do a good job.

You are not yet authorized to view this page. Learn more here.