View Single Post
Old Mar 01, 2013, 11:32 AM
rutanman is online now
Find More Posts by rutanman
Registered User
USA, PA, Alexandria
Joined Sep 2004
29 Posts
Decathlon repair update.
(click on images to enlarge)

All damaged wood cut away.
Name: Small03.jpg
Views: 86
Size: 38.3 KB
Description:

Wood replaced on fuse side and landing gear base.
Name: Small04.jpg
Views: 81
Size: 35.0 KB
Description:

Bottom formers designed and enlarged from small instruction manual (formers not shown on true plans) 3M77 used lightly to attach paper template to ply. Part cutout out on delta scroll saw and paper templates peeled off after sanding.
Name: Small05.jpg
Views: 82
Size: 37.1 KB
Description:

Stringers added.
Name: Small06.jpg
Views: 73
Size: 37.9 KB
Description:

Start of covering with balsa.
Name: Small07.jpg
Views: 77
Size: 43.9 KB
Description:

Balsa covering finished.
Name: Small08.jpg
Views: 70
Size: 34.3 KB
Description:

Landing gear installed.
Name: Small09.jpg
Views: 68
Size: 38.6 KB
Description:

Sanding finished, start of re-covering.
Name: Small10.jpg
Views: 67
Size: 35.3 KB
Description:

Re-covering done.
Name: Small11.jpg
Views: 65
Size: 31.1 KB
Description:

Front view.
Name: Small12.jpg
Views: 66
Size: 37.5 KB
Description:
rutanman is online now Find More Posts by rutanman
Reply With Quote