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Rigging: Incidence and dihedral


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Feb 14, 2008
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I bought a Skybolt project in 2006 and have been working (with a lot of help) on putting the parts together and fixing "features". When rigging we found that the incidence is different on both wings. 1 degree on the left lower, 0 degrees on the right lower wing. The plans call for 1.5 degrees on both. We think that 1 degree on both should be o.k. too (as long as it is the same on both wings). Does anybody have an opinion on this? 1 degree on both wings would be lot easier to fix (only one bracket on the fuselage needs changing).

The dihedral was off too, but there we are confident that it does not matter a whole lot, since the older plans already call for a different angle. We will be right in between with a dihedral of 2 degrees on both wings.

- Georg


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