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Old 03-08-2009, 04:34 PM
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Default canopy failure on 102" yak

On my 4th day of flying my 2 week old Gen IV 102 , the canopy ripped off. I landed and found all 4 screws still in position. The plane had never been in a power dive or even 3D much. The cause must be a design or manufacturing error. What is my remedy and has this been a common problem? Perhaps there is too much flex in the fuse, or there is a weak point along the canopy rails.

If it is common, what strengthening is recommended for a new canopy?
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