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Often times Trailing edges are not straight.
Good or bad I don’t like the looks of a warped trailing edge, sometimes it crops up in the build
Other times, it’s just wood moving and giving these propeller like trailing edges.
I have another new rudder here with a bowed trailing edge.
Rather then sand it to shape and cover it and pray that the covering tension removes the bow ,I am gonna try something different
I’ll add a slot into the trailing edge and straighten out the wood then glue the splint.
watch for wood grain in both the splint and the T E and try and put together so one works against the other , that will help keep things straight
This should clean up nicely afterwards, and with a clean cut, no additional weight
This rudder will get covered with opaque white so the fix won’t be seen A clean job here won’t even stand out if transparent covering is used
Next time you have a bowed rudder TE, pull the covering and give this a try, while your at it improve the hinging and check for broken joints especially at the bottom.