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Aluminium Leading edges

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Jan 16, 2007
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I am about to make the wing leading edges from .020" 2024 aluminium . The alu-sheets I have are long enough to make them in one piece, but Ithink I haveread somewhere, that it is better to make them in two or more pieces. I think the reason was, that if they are too long, they will expand and buckle in the hot sun.
Does anybody know if this is something to be concerned about ? Edited by: Vilhelm

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