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HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by Trevor » 01 Nov 2019, 15:42

Ah, so no high-tech wireless solution then :(

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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by geoff_crew » 01 Nov 2019, 17:30

Yeah, normally after the range check :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 02 Nov 2019, 10:12

Back to the fuselage now, and tidying up the lower fuselage...
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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 03 Nov 2019, 11:45

Now for the tricky bit: setting up the wing root fairings...
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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 04 Nov 2019, 12:40

Followed by the fin fairing...
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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 05 Nov 2019, 09:52

A quick diversion to set up the spoiler apertures so that the wing sheeting can be finalised...
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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by Trevor » 05 Nov 2019, 10:00

I’m following with interest Chris, as I’ve now got the first wing of my Petrel on the board. I can’t quite see how you are supporting the wing to work on it now that the gull angle has been set.

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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 05 Nov 2019, 11:35

Once you have applied the web plates, Trev, the wing needs no further support until you are ready to add the top sheeting...

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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 06 Nov 2019, 16:46

Back to the business of fitting the wings...
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Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 07 Nov 2019, 10:16

The 1.5mm ply fairing outer ribs are carefully packed out to a tight fit with the wing....
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