Originally Posted by RFSchaller
I drilled out the rivets on the vertical stab fairing and installed #6 nutplates and machine screws in their place. That allowed me to mount my cat whiskers antenna on the top vertical stab rib. A moto-tool cut two small half moons in the fairing for antenna clearance and then reinstalled the fairing.
Thanks. That looks like exactly what Van's did with their RV-12iST too. I'd just like to know if I need to drill some holes in my VS ribs for a snap bushing path for the cable which is what I'll likely do.
RV-12iS, empennage/tailcone, wings & fuse on order
RV-3B, first flight 2007 - sold
RV-8, first flight 2001 - sold