Smoke tank fit – Ver 4

So .. after a few attempts at a range of smoke oil tank securing options … Paul Hendry Smith kindly had a chat with the top LAA man Francis Donaldson and thrashed out a workable solution… cheers Paul .. and Francis 🙂

A superbly neat solution that uses standard parts from the kit as well as a really neat alloy welded tray

The brackets will be loctite 246 glued to the outer edge of the longitudinal seat rails .. about half way down the fore-aft of the smoke oil tank

They will also be riveted in place with 2 x nickel rivets .. and then a standard aircraft grade bolt will go through these to provide a saddle clamp to run a securing ratchet strap in position

The alloy base plate also has had two pins protruding below .. alloy welded in position to prevent lateral movement

Once the faces of each part are thoroughly cleaned you put one part of the F246 glue on the outer part of the seat rails and the other on the bracket … then rivet it in position

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