The wingtips should be mounted symmetrical to avoid a heavy wing. Unfortunately both wing tips are not the same size which needed to be corrected.
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More fiberglass work, it takes quite some time because the resin has to cure for 24 hours. So this work has been done during the past couple of days.
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Because the bottom didn’t had a nice transition between the fiberglass tip and the wing skin anymore I had to fix that.
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The height of the wing tip was no the same as the height of the wing so I had to adjust the wing tip.
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The left wing tip didn’t fit perfect so some adjustments were needed.
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In other blogs I’ve seen that the wing tips need some modification to fit nicely, so I was curious how mine would fit.
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Last time the alignment of rib 11, skin 8, ailerons and flaps looked good. Next is riveting rib 11.
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Now that rib 11 and skin 8 are in on both wings it’s time to add the right flap and aileron and compare the alignments of both wings.
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After the primer was dry it was time to test fit rib 11 on the right wing.
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It took a bit longer due to the lockdown in South Africa but I’m happy to receive my replacement rib 11 for the right wing.
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