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Contra-prop ESM Spitfire Mk. XIX build
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Jan 14, 2012
, 03:34 PM
Bypass Ratio = Infinity
United States, NC, Jacksonville
Joined Apr 2006
Here is some work I got done on the removable stabs. The servos keep them from rotating pretty well but I am still going to add a 1/4" dowel to the leading edge portion for extra steadiness
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I apologize for the ragged servo cut. I shouldn't do airplane work with kids around, I tend to rush. You can't see it when the stab is installed. Here you can see the nylon washer used to keep the spar tube snug. There was at least a 0.5mm gap all the
Here are the two nylon bushings I used to hold the spar tube nice and snug installed with a plywood brace.
I will add epoxy and fiberglass to these joints to completely secure them.
With stabs installed.
From the outside.
Gap is not too bad.