Riveted rudder stiffeners

Today I got the second reinforcement plate riveted to the rudder spar and stiffeners riveted to one side of the rudder. All of the stiffeners were done using a technique called back riveting. Basically you put the outside of the rudder skin, where the rudder is flush with the skin, on a steel plate and then hit the other side of the rivet with the rivet gun. This is a very simple way to set rivets and results in a perfectly flush rivet on the other side of the skin.

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