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Re: Wing Spar

Posted by on August 01, 2007 at 02:19:32:

In Reply to: Wing Spar posted by Jim Stelter on July 08, 2007 at 20:55:03:

Burl is obviously your best resource. I recently did a repair including replacment of two leading edge skin panels outboard of the lift strut attach fitting. Burl rolled the skins for me and cut the panels large and I trimmed following establishment of the rivet spacing. I used the old skin as a pattern to pick up the rivet line on the top and bottom of the spar. The rib rivet holes could be back drilled. I only used a couple cherries where interference dictated. It's a pretty straight forward sheet metal job. E-mail me if you have any specific questions regarding the wing repair.

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