• Become a Subscribing Member today!

    The Biplane Forum is a large global active community of biplane builders, owners and pilots. From Pitts to Skybolts, to older barnstormers, all types are welcome.

    The Biplane Forum is a private community. Subscriptions are only $49.99/year or $6.99/month to gain access to this great community and unmatched source of information not found anywhere else on the web.

    Why become a Subscribing Member?

    • In addition to our active community, our content boasts exhaustive technical information which is often sought after for projects and maintenance. This information has accumulated over the 12+ years the forum has been in existence.
    • We are also a great resource for non biplane users, since many GA aircraft are built the same way (fabric and tube construction).
    • Annual membership also comes with two BiplaneForum.com decals.

    Become a Subscribing Member and access the Biplane Forum in full!

    Subscribe Now

Built -up Rib Gussets

This site may earn a commission from merchant affiliate links, including eBay, Amazon, and others.

Robin Tripp

Well-Known Member
Lifetime Supporter
Joined
Sep 20, 2006
Messages
391
Reaction score
209
Location
CTF4
Two questions, I used the "circle method" but the 1/4 circles forward of the spar don't cover the cap strip completely (using a 2 1/2 dia. circle). Is this an issue? Secondly, and this makes the first question redundant, the Steen manual recommends that he gussets forward and aft of the spars be made out of a single piece of ply-how wide? Does anyone have a photo of a built up rib with these changes?
 

Latest posts

Back
Top