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Leading edge inspection plates

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While torqueing my drag wires last night, I got to thinking...when the plywood goes on the leading edge, the drag wire nuts will be sealed forever from inspection...I have never noticed inspection plates on the LE of skybolts before (maybe I wasn't looking). Are there mini inspection plates availablethat can be fitted that are totally flush? is airflow critical around the LE to the point where flush type plates have to be used?

Is this something that needs to be done?

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