Each part of the empenage seems to add a new complexity to the build. The Rudder is no exception. It does not have internal ribs like the Horizontal Stabilizer; rather it has light weight stiffeners that the builder fabricates from pre-punched angle channel stock. Tho lighter in weight than the Vertical Stabilizer the Rudder has many many more rivets.
There are sixteen stiffeners. Continue reading “It’s a Learning Experience”