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John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild24-Mar-15 14:26
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John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild24-Mar-15 14:26
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John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild23-Mar-15 16:07
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The web of flight and bracing wire is best viewed ventrally.
John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild23-Mar-15 16:07
Views : 262
With Gumby back at work, the rigging process proceeded to conclusion.
John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild23-Mar-15 16:06
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To a modeler the rigging provides detail. Making the model more authentic. To a pilot, the rigging wire was life and death. Cables stretch with time, fatigue, and snap. Wire tension controls wing alignment, incidence angle, and rigidity. The “Rigger” was an important member of the flight crew. Wire length and tension is influenced by change in temperature. All of the former variables influence lift, maneuverability. and flight. In the “Fog of war” I wonder how diligently the issue of proper cable tensioning was addressed. How many flight mishaps occurred to lack of attention to cable tension.
John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild23-Mar-15 16:04
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The wind of flight must have provided quite a symphony as it whistled thru the wires. Perhaps the melody was not perceived due to the exhaust of a 12 cylinder engine and straight exhaust pipes!
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John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild23-Mar-15 16:03
Views : 215
John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aParked23-Mar-15 16:02
Views : 238
With the rigging completed, we can permanently install the engine.
John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild22-Mar-15 07:05
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JG...now the maze takes form!
John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild22-Mar-15 07:00
Views : 266
Stretch magic beading chord in three diameters. .5, .8, and 1 mm.
John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild22-Mar-15 07:00
Views : 247
John M OshustManzanoLaser Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12aBuild22-Mar-15 06:59
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Half way there.
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