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6th SCALE TYPE 43 SKYLARK 3

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chris williams
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Re: 6th SCALE TYPE 43 SKYLARK 3

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With the wing fitted, the pylon can now be completed...
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Re: 6th SCALE TYPE 43 SKYLARK 3

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Now the fuselage is nearly complete...
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Re: 6th SCALE TYPE 43 SKYLARK 3

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Now for the outer wing panels...the brass box is quite a tight fit, so a different way of fitting was required. 2mm sq spruce strips were glued to the top and bottom of the brass, and one side closed off with 2.4mm balsa. The unit was then tapered to follow the taper of the wing and then epoxied into the wing and closed off either side with 1.5mm ply web plates...
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Re: 6th SCALE TYPE 43 SKYLARK 3

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Setting up the incidence peg for the outer panels is a critical step: The TE's are clamped together whilst the brass tube is pushed into the opposite wing root to establish the eventual position of the brass tube..
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Continuing the theme, and then a quick look at where we are...
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Attention now moves to the ailerons, which can be quite quickly assembled with CA...
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The DS939 servos are a tight fit in the wing, so the lugs have to be removed and the servo epoxied to a ply plate...
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Re: 6th SCALE TYPE 43 SKYLARK 3

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What, no Sunday Supplement. ????

8-) 8-) 8-) 8-)

BC
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Out of town today...normal service will be etc
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Re: 6th SCALE TYPE 43 SKYLARK 3

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After tidying up a few details, time to return to the canopy/hatch
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