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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...

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 04 Nov 2019, 12:40
by chris williams
Followed by the fin fairing...

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 05 Nov 2019, 09:52
by chris williams
A quick diversion to set up the spoiler apertures so that the wing sheeting can be finalised...

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 05 Nov 2019, 10:00
by Trevor
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.

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 05 Nov 2019, 11:35
by chris williams
Once you have applied the web plates, Trev, the wing needs no further support until you are ready to add the top sheeting...

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 06 Nov 2019, 16:46
by chris williams
Back to the business of fitting the wings...

Re: HW-4 FLAMINGO 1/4 SCALE

Posted: 07 Nov 2019, 10:16
by chris williams
The 1.5mm ply fairing outer ribs are carefully packed out to a tight fit with the wing....