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Old 09-13-2018, 07:23 AM
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Default Need wing rib(s) - Super Sportster 40.

Need wing rib(s) for Great Planes Super Sportster 40.
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Or, rib template.

Need canopy also. Same plane
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Old 09-14-2018, 04:15 AM
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Do you have the fuselage plans ? If so, the rib profile is shown there.
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Old 09-14-2018, 04:40 AM
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Plans are available free on OuterZone. Super Sportster 40 plans
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Thanks guys. I think I now have enough information to rebuild my wing. Another kind soul posted these photos...

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I am sure there are lots of ways to skin this cat. What I decided to do is open the photo (the one with the ruler) using mspaint. I will then scale it up until it matches a full scale ruler that I have placed on the screen. I can then trace the profile. I will make my template(s) from the tracing. I can use the templates to mass produce a quantity of ribs. Voila. I will make an extra set because the way I do aerobatics I am sure to need them
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For the life of me I cannot imagine where the canopy disappeared to.
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Originally Posted by Lee Taylor View Post
For the life of me I cannot imagine where the canopy disappeared to.
Lee, check these guys they have some inexpensive canopies with the dimensions and pictures posted. Maybe you can find one to fit even if the shape isn't correct.

https://parkflyerplastics.com/

If you don't find one you will probably have to resort to making your own plug and use a 2 liter bottle and a heatgun.

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The wing ribs may still be available from Great Planes: www.greatplanes.com/parts/gpma0205pl.php, you can email them
@ partssupport@hobbico.com with a list of the parts you need, they may have them..
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Bill Diedrich View Post
they may have them..
Sent them an email. Thanks
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Here's a pdf of the rib template from the plans. You may have to resize it to get it to the correct size. But if you open it up in Adobe PDF reader you can size and print to any size you want.
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Originally Posted by Appowner View Post
Here's a pdf of the rib template from the plans. You may have to resize it to get it to the correct size. But if you open it up in Adobe PDF reader you can size and print to any size you want.
It looks like you didn't attach the pdf.
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Old 09-19-2018, 01:19 PM
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Originally Posted by FlyerInOKC View Post
It looks like you didn't attach the pdf.
Initially it didn't but I got it corrected. Your post was 2 min after mine so obviously you got in there between my posting and my fixing it.

No idea what I did wrong with the pdf but you should see it now.
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The PDF is attached and the form and shape are usable. Thank you
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