Thread: Question How to install hinges ? ?
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Patchitagain View Post
re: the old school toothpick method

OK, that seems like something I can do.. The flaps and ailerons are about 18 inches long each, so do you think that 3 would suffice for each surface ?
I'd go for at least 4 on each, depending on total area of the control surfaces. If it's a large, heavy plane with significant control surface area, an extra hinge might be a good idea.

On my build, the ailerons are 8.5 inches long and I'm using 2 hinges for each, plus the torque rod. And that's a lightweight parkflyer.
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