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Tinkerbell Makeover

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Well it's time for Tinkerbell to get newfabric and a paint job. While we're at it, we are going to test the new swept wing tips that will be on the Big Toot. <?:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" />
I have the new tip ribs built, and ready for epoxy coating. Tommy is finishing the laminated tip bows for me this week. I'll start the teardown and stripping fabric very soon. I want it to be ready for OSH '09. Hereare a few pics of the rib build, templates, and jig fixture.


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