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Corben Super Ace Build

60 inch Scratch Built

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Phil B26/06/2019 21:39:05
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Wing construction under way. Panels built and joined with 1/2 inch dihedral under port wing tip rib. Dihedral braces added then a 1/4 balsa central rib with 1/32 ply outer faces added over spar braces. Wing fixing bolts will go through this with Ali tube guides.

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Phil B27/06/2019 21:32:13
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Hinges on elevator and rudder.

Using aluminium tube and piano wire as I don't like commercial hinges. The wire will strengthen the join in the elevator halves.

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Beginning fibreglass coating on cowl area.

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Phil B30/06/2019 17:26:57
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Need to cut holes in each rib to route servo leads.

Used a false rib to locate and sharpened Ali tube to bore holes.

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Servo location in a removable rib.

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Trial fit of tailplane, with elevator and rudder hinged, with wing under construction.

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Chris Freeman 302/07/2019 06:04:57
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Nice build Phil, I am following the progress with interest.

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