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Posted in thread: Need to install safety strap on 02-24-2017 at 01:39 AM
A little late for the optimum location (yellow is the closest) but here's the S-1S
drawing;24063Plans call for 3/16" cable for the S-1. I don't know about the much heavier
Posted in thread: Smoke in the cockpit on 02-23-2017 at 02:58 PM
I think you just need to kick the habit....... Life is better (cheaper, cleaner, healthier --
except for the CO) when you go smokeless. :)
Posted in thread: Aviat style flying wire tensiometer calibration services on 02-23-2017 at 01:24 AM
I'm planning on setting up a calibration fixture for mine and one other unit but then I'll be
done. The idea is to create new scales for each unit. Mine may get a modification to expand the
Posted in thread: Profiled tail's ribs on 02-22-2017 at 06:40 PM
The flutes he uses to straighten the ribs are a nice quick way to add 'shrink' to the flange.
Seeing as I'd be doing just one rib I would be very tempted to bow my form blocks such that the
rib comes ...
Posted in thread: Profiled tail's ribs on 02-22-2017 at 03:28 PM
Yes, and that's yet another option to consider. I think I might be able to do better
weight-wise with an aluminum rib approach, won't know until I explore this in SWx.
Posted in thread: Profiled tail's ribs on 02-22-2017 at 01:45 PM
I'm not sure about the weight, I have not looked at it yet. If I make a profiled rib from .025"
4130 it will not be light but will it be lighter than a 3/8" x .035" tube with some tabs on it
Posted in thread: bucker jungmeister 133 on 02-22-2017 at 01:38 PM
Osvaldo,You are using SWx to create beautiful images, you have no need to make drawings from
your models which, in a way, I envy. Drawings are pretty boring by comparison to what you do
but they are n...
Posted in thread: About time! on 02-22-2017 at 01:26 PM
I think I have been covering these for about 7 weekends and many evenings :mad:.........I seem
to remember issuing a warning to you about the effort involved in covering the ailerons a
couple of years...
Posted in thread: bucker jungmeister 133 on 02-22-2017 at 02:36 AM
Osvaldo is working in the reverse of my description. He he using 2D drawings to create a 3D
model of an airplane already designed. I am doing something similar where I use an existing
design as a basi...
Posted in thread: bucker jungmeister 133 on 02-22-2017 at 02:02 AM
Kris,Before plans can be drawn you have to create a design and do some engineering. If you
don't have 3D CAD about the only way to know whether or not all the parts and pieces play well
together is to...