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10/8/2011 - 11/12/2011

Elevator Cables

I needed to add some pulleys for the elevator cables, too.

I had to cut a slot in the forward fin support platform, as well as the bottom fin rib
for the upper elevator cable to clear.

I also had to cut a hole in the vertical piece between the bottom two fin ribs.

The elevator stops were made the same way as the rudder stops.

The two elevator cables run down to the middle two pulleys at the back of the baggage compartment. This is also the point where they "cross", i.e. the top elevator cable
goes to the bottom of the elevator bellcrank (and vice-versa).

Total Time: 18.5 hrs.