Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Filed Scarf Joint On Left Wing

Here is a pic of the scarf joint I created. You need to file down the forward edges, where the main skins overlap, to allow for a smooth transition over the fuel tank. I filed the edges, at an angle, until I got the result I wanted. In this shot, I'm holding a scrap piece of aluminum, above the joint to check the transition.

Here is a down vertical shot, after the filing. See the overlap?

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