Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by Cliff Evans » 16 Aug 2017, 13:39

Now off of the building supports and sheeting started.
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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by Cliff Evans » 19 Aug 2017, 12:26

Sheeting of fuselage sides progressing. Top front and tail area remain to be completed. Addition of sheeting increases torsional rigidity.
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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by Cliff Evans » 01 Sep 2017, 11:28

Tailplane and fin now under construction.
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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by ARUP » 02 Sep 2017, 14:07

'The Bones' sure look good!

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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by Cliff Evans » 12 Oct 2017, 14:26

Latest pics from Clive before he starts the wings.
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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by Martynk » 13 Oct 2017, 05:02

That looks lovely and an amazingly tidy workspace as well

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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by Cliff Evans » 25 Oct 2017, 17:47

Wings have now been started. Clive has intimated that he preferes the complete shear web method of building, but hay, you can't have everything can you!
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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by Cliff Evans » 04 Nov 2017, 22:05

First wing well under way now.
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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by Cliff Evans » 12 Nov 2017, 11:43

Second wing nearly completed, bottom sheeting applied.
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Re: Jilles Smits Bergfalke 11_55 built by Clive Learwood

Post by Cliff Evans » 19 Nov 2017, 20:38

Looking a bit more like an aeroplane now.
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