Panel structure riveted in place

As a last step before attaching the panel, we installed some Clickbond fasteners to run cables forward:

Sanding subpanel for Clickbond attachment

Clickbonds behind the subpanel to hold wires that pass to the back

Clickbonds behind subpanel

We then clecoed and riveted the panel in place:

Panel clecoed in place. Standard-size (well, on the short side) wife for reference.

Panel firewall rivets in place

Panel side rivets in place

With this, we were able to continue insulating the firewall.

Time lapse:

Total upper forward fuselage installation rivets: 153
Total upper forward fuselage installation time: 26.7h

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