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How to build to avoid bruises

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Jan 3, 2007
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In the EAA thread we were talking about damage from bystanders, passengers, etc. What kind of measures have our builders taken or wish they had taken to prevent bumps and bruises, hangar rash, etc?

An example is to use a threaded pitot tube that can be removed during shows.

I've been told to make the wingwalk a little wider, beef up the tubing around the cockpit coaming (any pics of the cockpit rails?)

what else do you suggest?

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