We finally were able to finish bonding up the flap completely, now that the middle hinge was confirmed as to location and mounted. It didn’t take long to mix up the Hysol two-part adhesive, and spread the adhesive on all bonding surfaces (above). The next step was to place the top skin over the rest […]
Next step on wing closeout was the fitting and bonding in of the wing root rib. The shot above is from the wing tip side looking down at the root area of the wing (next to the body), with the carbon rib shown in front of the metal wing hinge beam. We also bonded in […]
We continued assembly of the wing fixture or jig, which holds the wing parts in position while the wing is bonded and bolted together. Checking accuracy took some time, as we want the jig to be correct so we don’t introduce error into the future wing building, as well as our prototype wings. The jig […]
The wing jig (metal framework that holds parts together in place) is being assembled and rigged for use. Below is shown the framework nearly completed and ready for the wing pieces to be placed within. Next we placed the wing skin with main spar (beam) in the lower cradles, and are getting the last of […]
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Above is an image showing the major portions of the body plug that is now under construction. A plug is a positive full-size shape of a part, in this case the body. Plugs are used to make molds from, then the parts from the mold, once assembled, will assume the shape of the plug. This […]
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