If this is your first visit, please click the Sign Up now button to begin the process of creating your account so you can begin posting on our forums! The Sign Up process will only take up about a minute of two of your time.

Results 1 to 3 of 3

Thread: two piece wings

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    westbrook, ME

    two piece wings

    im going to be doing a bridi big bee , any ideas on how to do a 2 piece wing?

  2. #2
    I never built this plane, but I did convert a Sr. Telemaster to a 2 piece wing to make it easier to transport and store. Look at TNT products website, they have a bunch of aluminum tubes and paper sleeves. I drilled out the ribs large enough to allow the joiner tube to go in all the way when the dihedral was set. This may result in some big gaps between the ribs and paper tubes. Don't worry, take some 1/8 ply and make a donut by drilling a hole large enough in the center just enough to fit on the paper tube and make a larger outside circle for the plywood to glue to the rib. Think of what a tire looks like without the rim and you get the idea. make these to glue to each rib you cut holes in. Reinforce, or better yet, make the center ribs out of plywood to stiffen them. You will also need to add an anti-rotation pin toward the back of the rib. Drill a 3/8 hold through both center ribs, in one hole you glue a 3/8 dowel, in the other the dowel goes in to prevent the wind from rotating. Harder to explain than to actually do.

  3. #3

    Join Date
    Sep 2012
    , CA
    My Gallery
    My Models
    My Feedback
    Here is a link to a King Altair. I liked the way he did things and hope to copy it with my KA. I hope this is useful.
    King Altair Build by C4 Hobbies (Kevin Clark)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
RCU Reviews
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:17 PM.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1 ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.