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Transponder antenna bracket

The bottom fuselage skin must be reinforced for the transponder antenna, time to design and make another bracket.

A nice article to read about antenna installation is this article.

The design was done in Oneshape:

Oneshape has a handy feature to create a drawing from the designed part:

CNC fabrication done:

After bending and deburring:

Perfect fit from below, the flanges make sure the forces are distributed to the stringers as well and not only to the bottom skin:

Inside view: