The rudder is the part in orange below: The RV7 rudder skin is extremely thin : it must be handled with care and also to pay attention to the preparation [...]

Riveting the vertical stabilizer


After riveting the horizontal stabilizer, riveting the vertical one is not a problem. Riveting the rear spare Assembling the skeleton and skin And the final result Horizontal & vertical stabilizers [...]

Riveting the horizontal stabilizer skin


Riveting the skin of the horizontal stabilizer does not happen as the skeleton. The rivets of the skeleton are rounded heads, those of the skin are flush rivets to reduce [...]