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Old Nov 16, 2012, 02:27 AM
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Originally Posted by AirBornOne View Post
Never heard about sanding the veneer down to 'save' weight. A wive's tale if you ask me.
Neither the Alpina or the Arriba are contest designed aircraft.
Personally I would prefer as much 'natural beef' at the extremities for cartwheel insurance.We're not talking any serious mass.
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Jay, that's why I posted that. Multiplex printed it in the manual, but I don't recall hearing of anyone doing it. Perhaps it was a technique used on the first generation Alpina only??
Well, I'm from the school of free flight, so unnecessary weight always feels bad to me. I will try the "wives tale" and let you know how it turns out. ;-)

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