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Alteration 10.01 Seat Brace
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Page 10.01 NOTE: Any alteration will require it to be registered as Experimental-Amateur Built  E-AB

2 - 1/4 X 2 X 2.5 X 3" angles

This Alteration is to make the Seat brace removable  ( MID FUSE BRACE )

Step 01: Cut square 2 7/8" off  the ends of the F-1205A Mid Fuse Brace.
Step 02: Make two angles to add to the ends of the F-1205A.

See Step 04
Step 03:  Match Drill #30 7 holes in each angle.
Step 04: Rivet the two new angles to the F-1205A Mid Fuse Brace.

Note The Angle projects 1.5" at each end.
Step 05: Rivet The cut off ends of the F-1205A Mid Fuse Brace to the F-1024B-L and R Aft bulkhead sides.
Step 06: Add a 1/4 - 28 nut plate.
Step 07: Dimple the cut off ends of the F-1205A Mid Fuse Brace as required to allow the new angle to be flush with the bottom of the end plate.

Step 08: End view

Note: The reason for the milled notch in Step: 02

Step 09: Deburr, scuff and prime the F-1205C.

Step 10: Attach the F-1205C to the Modified F-1205A.

Note: This is 39.375" long at the top and  36.375" at the bottom.
Step 11: Test fit the new removable Mid Fuse Brace.

Note: The 3/32" gap at each end of the F-1205A from the saw cuts from Step: 01
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01: Flush Rivets 02: Stab Fairings 03: Static Air / Pitot 04: Canopy Lock / Lift  05: Battery Location 06: Fuel Tanks
07: Rear Windows 08: Engine 09: Seat Adjustment 10: Seat Brace 11: Brake System 12: Electric Flaps
13: Rudder Trim 14: Tailcone Fairing 15: Wing Skin Stiffeners 16: Wing Tip Lights 17: Rear Baggage 18: Tailcone Camera
19: Tailcone Stiffeners 20: Tie Down Rings 22: Vent Door Knobs      
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