ORLIC

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john greenfield
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Re: ORLIC

Post by john greenfield » 25 Feb 2018, 16:11

MarkDev wrote:
22 Feb 2018, 11:01
Geoff has finished glassing the fuse and taken the peel ply off, I suggested a 'sand coat' of epoxy and easy sand additive in places to help define the final shape and fair the lines.

M
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The Orlik did not have faired in joins between the ply sheeting on the fuz. It has pronounced "flats" at each panel location especially around the nose area. To keep it scale you need to replicate this and not "fair" it in.
Do a google search for Orlik and look at the pictures of the full size !!?

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Re: ORLIC

Post by MarkDev » 26 Feb 2018, 16:38

Thats less work for Geoff then! Just as a matter of interest John, what thickness (was ply used in 1939?)was the original Orlic covering?

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Re: ORLIC

Post by john greenfield » 27 Feb 2018, 08:05

Fuz sheeting pic.jpg
MarkDev wrote:
26 Feb 2018, 16:38
Thats less work for Geoff then! Just as a matter of interest John, what thickness (was ply used in 1939?)was the original Orlic covering?
I think it was 1.5mm but may have been 2mm around the nose.

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Re: ORLIC

Post by Geoff Pearce » 01 Apr 2018, 16:23

A bit more done, plug for canopy finished, started on wings.....
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Re: ORLIC

Post by Simon WS » 01 Apr 2018, 18:07

Looking good Geoff - I may have to build a "woody" one day!...

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Re: ORLIC

Post by Geoff Pearce » 01 Apr 2018, 18:20

Simon WS wrote:
01 Apr 2018, 18:07
Looking good Geoff - I may have to build a "woody" one day!...

Simon
Thanks Si, a whole new world , but for adrenaline you can't beat a mouldy....... :arrow: :cry: :lol:

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Re: ORLIC

Post by terry white » 01 Apr 2018, 21:25

Hi Geoff,Very pretty plug,no mistaking that.

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Re: ORLIC

Post by Geoff Pearce » 14 Apr 2018, 11:19

Just made bench to build 2.2m wing thing :lol:
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Re: ORLIC

Post by catwok » 14 Apr 2018, 13:04

Crikey Geoff there's a lot of wash out on the tip rib!

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Re: ORLIC

Post by MarkDev » 14 Apr 2018, 17:17

Thats going to be a rather large pile of wood! How do you keep them ribs square?

See you in the week.

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