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Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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TonyL
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Location: Lyon France

Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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front brace notched to clear stringers
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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rear brace holes plugged and new holes drawn to generate the required 2.5 degrees tailplane incidence
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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v-tail covered in DIACOV
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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fuzz wing saddle horizontal
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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adding a 3 mm spacer, the v-tail is horizontal: angle = 2.2 degrees, close enough, please note
that the front brace was temporarily thickened to 20 mm
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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v-tail horizontal in the span direction
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TonyL
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Location: Lyon France

Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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M2 screws in V-tail rear brace, notice gap between brace and stringers
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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V-tail center cover from 1 mm plywood
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TonyL
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Location: Lyon France

Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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V-tail - 2 mm steel screw epoxied into 6 mm carbon rods, 3 mm copper tube increases the glue surface, carbon tube: 20 grams each
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TonyL
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Re: Cliff Charlesworth Ka3 from LCS

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elevator painted, ball epoxied to 2 mm horn at 30 mm from bend, weight 29 grams
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