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    hello does anyone have pictures or a drawing for a jig to hold the components to build flaps or ailerons thanks Rocket204

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    I used some old aileron hinges and a piece of square tubing. I would want the drawings on hand because they do have twist. I installed an upright with angle to catch the trailing edge and hold the twist as I rivet the leading edge skins on.
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    heres what I use..


    no fancy jig needed for putting the twist in flaps and ailerons, and its guaranteed to match wing twist...just make sure WING twist is proper before doing this...

    you do this before you rivet along spar(or remove rivets).. pictures were taking midway through project after some riveting was done...

    simple just a bunch of strait sticks/bars, and some washers and bolts...








    note there is a 3/16" space taped to strait edges, to help miss trailing edge skin/screws on wing and help lay flat on ribs.. also why there are 3 washer on top of strait edge, to make gap same...






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    Very cool. Can you say "Not Square by Design".
    Last edited by Subsonic; 11-30-2020 at 07:53 PM.

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