Covering ply plates

As well as adding some supporting 1/22 balsa cheeks in the upper cabane late last night, I started to prepare the backing / packing for the wing root ply landing plates. These will allow the material covering to form around these parts and have a good base to secure to.

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I held off gluing in place as I could see that the alloy shroud on the main spar wing peg mount may well catch on this. So have made and tailored the parts in situ, drilling the holes to allow the joint bolt heads to poke through and then used masking tape to hold pending some decent weather to allow me to get the ‘plane outside and the wings out to check clearance.


Note the paint brushes I am keeping out now as I pass each part and start the big clear down of debris and swarf and dust ….

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