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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 30 Oct 2019, 14:59
by chris williams
With the lower sheeting added in two sections, preparations are made before adding the top sheeting, which will be in three parts. The centre sheeting spans the gull break and is forced into a compound curve to preserve a smooth transition around the bend...

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 31 Oct 2019, 09:38
by chris williams
The most critical part of the wing construction: adding the top sheeting locks the wing into its final shape...

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 01 Nov 2019, 10:13
by chris williams
Then it's time to finish off the wing roots...

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 01 Nov 2019, 13:19
by Trevor
Where did the wiring go?

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 01 Nov 2019, 14:20
by chris williams
I'm not allowed to open up the wing root until Christmas...!

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 01 Nov 2019, 14:21
by Barry_Cole
Trevor wrote:
01 Nov 2019, 13:19
Where did the wiring go?
We usually cut a hole in the wing root, on the field, just before the maiden.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

BC

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 01 Nov 2019, 15:42
by Trevor
Ah, so no high-tech wireless solution then :(

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 01 Nov 2019, 17:30
by geoff_crew
Yeah, normally after the range check :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Geoff

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 02 Nov 2019, 10:12
by chris williams
Back to the fuselage now, and tidying up the lower fuselage...

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 03 Nov 2019, 11:45
by chris williams
Now for the tricky bit: setting up the wing root fairings...