Elio Build

Apr 26 2014

Elio used as test sailplane for 1st ride up winch, went off without a hitch

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April 10

Hand toss a success, Hi start Next

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April 08

After a marathon covering session

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Servo setup, HS82 MG’s

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Next Elio fuse gets readied

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April 07

So, finally some progress tips getting covered

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Mar 05

Paint, brushed on thin coats , these pics where taken after 3 coats.

Block sanded in between coats, paint scheme coming next

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Rudder ready to go

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Feb 26

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Feb 25

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Feb 23

Fuse setting level and square to stabs as I glue in stab pivot rod

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Fin sheeting in place

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rear bottom 1/8 balsa in place

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fin fillet 3/8 sheet in place

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Fuselage

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Wings

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Feb 10

Spoiler servo hatch, some 1/8 x 1/4 spars and 1/16 ply make this cover to access the spoiler servo bay in the fuselage

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Feb 09 2014

Fin with stab control cable in place. This cable is inserted before fin side balsa is added.

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Fin 3/32 balsa sheets

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