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Bernd Lewerenz29/11/2018 17:05:53
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THe wing with all ribs, main spar and ailerons.but still without leading edge and upper planking

Bernd Lewerenz29/11/2018 17:20:10
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It is important to glue spar webbing with vertical fiber direction.

Bernd Lewerenz01/12/2018 10:26:06
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Bernd Lewerenz01/12/2018 10:34:46
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The first leading edge is glued in position. The stripe is 2,5mmX15mmX1370mm

The aluminium rail ensures a straight line(course)

Bernd Lewerenz04/12/2018 17:25:48
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Bernd Lewerenz04/12/2018 17:27:15
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Bernd Lewerenz04/12/2018 17:36:57
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The wing is finished without cover.

An image shows the surface tongue for attachment.

An image shows fuselage and wing together

Bernd Lewerenz14/12/2018 13:57:24
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Bernd Lewerenz14/12/2018 14:00:23
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The socket for the two aileron servos

Bernd Lewerenz14/12/2018 14:01:09
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Bernd Lewerenz14/12/2018 14:07:42
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THe mount struts on the wingside

Bernd Lewerenz14/12/2018 14:10:35
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reg shaw14/12/2018 14:17:03
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Nice subject! I love this era of aviation. Are the plans drawn to incorporate the wing fold? Just seems a bit odd to build the wing with the rear spar pre broken! Still plenty of strength due to the struts though.

Ian.

Bernd Lewerenz14/12/2018 14:20:34
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The struts are made by two carbon fiber tubes. Very low weiht and easy to build.On both ends are quicklinks.

The struts are glued together with epoxy and additionaly secured with shrink tubing

Bernd Lewerenz14/12/2018 14:45:50
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Hi Ian, the rear spar is not broken.Of course not.The sheeting hides the rear spar at this point.Hope, I have understood your question.

Bernd Lewerenz16/12/2018 13:41:06
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Bernd Lewerenz16/12/2018 14:11:13
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According the plan the elevator is in one piece.But that does not work like the picture shows.

The elevator must therefore be shared. After that I reconnected the two halves with a bent piano wire again.

Bernd Lewerenz16/12/2018 14:11:59
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Bernd Lewerenz16/12/2018 14:18:36
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Bernd Lewerenz16/12/2018 14:19:21
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