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Old 03-17-2019, 03:05 PM
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Default KMP Tiger cat wing failure

just purchased plane and picked up wing and set on fuselage, reached to get bolts and wing dropped on both sides. Does anyone have a suggestion for repair, maybe epoxy,??????
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Old 03-25-2019, 05:39 AM
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have any pics of whats needs to be repaired
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Old 03-26-2019, 07:16 AM
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I'm assuming this is an ARF. In which case I'd be on the phone to the manufacturer/distributor. Basically demanding a new wing NOW!
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Old 03-26-2019, 07:41 AM
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Cant find the company, i purchased it used,,
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Pictures would be a great help
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Old 03-26-2019, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by rtigg View Post
Cant find the company, i purchased it used,,

Did the wing split at the center butt joint. Maybe epoxy with a fiberglass wrap will help. More info needed. Picture will help.

BTW, I flew into Coleman Airport, twice, many years ago. Loved that country view from the air.


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Old 03-26-2019, 03:37 PM
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Well, I had to do a little research on this plane. If I am looking at the right model, it is a twin engine warbird. The wing has a center section with 2 outer removable wing panels. So if this is the airplane, your problem may be how those wing panels attach. So definitely more info is needed and preferably some pictures.
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Old 03-27-2019, 05:26 AM
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wing is a single piece. twin engine, composite wing and fuselage.









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fixable going to need to remove the bottom sheeting at least showing 3 rids one towards the front where the cheat spar is an same at the back..make up a doubler out of 1/4 ply an laminate it to the broken one in the front cut notches so it slides down an glue away.. with normal building skills you shouldn't have a problem fixing...looks like Kmp quality..
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