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Old Oct 05, 2011, 06:12 AM
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The wheels touch down FIRST??
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Originally Posted by josh18 View Post
hey bj. I just remembered you said the alevon stuck out on the bottom of the wing, so thought the hinge must be on the top (of the trailing edge). Apparently the airfoild goes better with the hinge on the bottom.
You could get a new razor blade and just cut off that over-hang, flush with the wing then just tape over it. The profile doesn't have to be sanded perfect.
How about some pics
Here ya go...

(Closeups aren't all that flash)

Bottom hinge was done with the aileron flipped over and sitting on the top of the wing, then a single full-length run of fibre tape.

Top hinge was then just a single full-length run of fibre tape.

In the side-on's, you can see I didn't sand the bottom of the ailerons - so they stick out in a pointed 'V' a bit...

BJ

PS - the pics in that link Spotter - are they what you guys call 'Step Hinges' ?
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