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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:07 PM
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Ya, I'm kinda surprised at how quick this is going together. There's still lots to be done, but most of the engineering challenges have been met.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:14 PM
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Looking great! How do you determine how long the aIlerons should be?
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:16 PM
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Decades of experience.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:36 PM
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Looking great! How do you determine how long the aIlerons should be?
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Decades of experience.
L.A.R. (Looks About Right)

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Old Feb 11, 2013, 03:44 PM
wood is good
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More like W.A.G, I'd bet.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 04:17 PM
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All of the above. LOL

Besides that I looked at the "3 View" and noticed that the strut mount was one rib beyond the innermost aileron rib. I checked the plans for the strut mount, and cut my ailerons accordingly.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 04:19 PM
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Decades ??? Unfortunately, you're right.

I'm getting old.
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 05:17 PM
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I'm getting old.
Come-on, gemme more of a challenge than that!

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Old Feb 11, 2013, 05:23 PM
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Ha Ha-sounds like he has the FIRST 90% done, don't it?
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Old Feb 11, 2013, 05:29 PM
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He has the next 90% to go> All done but finishing up LOL
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 11:31 AM
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Today, I worked on a % of the final 90%. The second wing is framed, but lacks the sheer webs and ailerons.

I clamped the wings on, and set the tail in place. I just had to get an idea of how the finished model will look.
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 12:35 PM
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I spend a lot of time putting them together and taking them apart. I like to see how far I've gotten, each morning.

Looks nice, Tom.
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 01:14 PM
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Thanks, Earl !
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 01:18 PM
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That looks great!
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 01:29 PM
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Very fast, nice looking progress! She is going to look nice both in the hangar as well as in the air.
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