MG19a STEINADLER 1/4 SCALE

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chris williams
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Re: MG19a STEINADLER 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 13 May 2019, 08:46

The ply sheeting is wetted up, taped into a curve, and then forced-dried with a domestic iron. Once glued to the fuselage, masking tape plays a big part in holding it in place. Polyester filler can them be used to smooth out the contours...
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Re: MG19a STEINADLER 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 14 May 2019, 08:56

Attention now moves to the tailplane...as it tapers in thickness underneath, the frame is built upside down...
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Re: MG19a STEINADLER 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 15 May 2019, 09:20

The elevator is slightly over-size in relation to the tailplane: this allows it to be sanded flush once the hingeing process is set up. Then the elevator LE can be rounded off and fit finally fettled.
With the tailplane complete, the elevator pushrod can now be set up, once the elevator servo has been fitted in the fuselage...
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Re: MG19a STEINADLER 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 16 May 2019, 14:43

Now the top half of the rear of the fuz can be closed off as construction of the fin commences...
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Re: MG19a STEINADLER 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 17 May 2019, 19:34

Tailplane seat now ready for tidying up, fin/rudder ready for fitting, and rudder cable guide tubes ready to install...
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Re: MG19a STEINADLER 1/4 SCALE

Post by chris williams » 21 May 2019, 09:24

Quite a complicated fin fairing on the Steinadler, but a bit of perseverance will see it through... ;)
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Re: MG19a STEINADLER 1/4 SCALE

Post by roo Hawkins » Yesterday, 15:11

Looking good chris.

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