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Flying wire tension?


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May 29, 2009
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Springfield, WV
On the EAA Bipe? Don't have absolute data. Mine has 3/8" streamlined wires(talk about overkill).... Whatever, after leveling top wing w/landing wires, about one turn after taking up slack seems like plenty of tension? Any thoughts, especially from someone maybe with experience w/3/8" wires.

With above tension, everything seems ok during high speed taxi yesterday....FWIW



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