Spent the past couple of weekends prepping the leading edge skin, ribs and various components for assembly. Yesterday I assembled the left leading edge and began riveting. This is the inboard most rib called the splice rib. It sits inside the narrow strip of aluminum with all of the nutplates called the splice stip. This is where the outboard leading edge will attach to the fuel tank.
the ribs clecoed into the leading edge skin.
THe access plate doubler on the bottom of the wing. An access panel will screw on here.
Two inboard most ribs riveted in place. Those rivets down at the nose are hard to reach and you really have to take your time.