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Belair Short Kit
Materials List from Belair….
How many rolls of covering?
2 hv 6110
A Bit More Stuff
1 I would like the wing to slide together at the center and I will tape and rubber band them to the pylon.
2 removable stab
2 wing Panels
3 1/2 sq x 36
9 1/4 sq x 36
4 3/8 sq x 48
28 3/8 sq x 36
4 1/8 x 3 x 36 Good stuff
8 1/16 x 3 x 36 Good stuff D Box Sheet
4 1/2 sq x 36 spruce Inner Panel Spars
47 1/2 x 12
Rib w1 18 inches long
spoilers wider solid wood , not open
a bit of a look thru the short Kit, not everything pictured came from Belair , but was purchased seperate
I read somewhere that the chord on this wing is 19 Inch, I will join the 3 Inch sheeting as needed to use for the d box.
No reference that I can find anywhere for the use of the 3 x 1/16 sheeting shown on the Materials list, so I would guess that’s the intent.
Perhaps back in the day 3 Inch was cheaper and easier to get
Onward and Upward
time to get at the Build
Next Up more tip Panels
the Inner big Panel
Does this Plane need spoilers
what about holes for servo leads
Back at it
inner panel trailing edges, one has quite the twist in it, long pieces laser cut, huum
Movin along, Short Kits
Lots of details that need sorting , wing joiners panel joiners shear webbing and doublers, Spoiler opening and fillets,
there’s more to these wings
lots of undercamber
More Stab, big cut
Fuselage, wow no wood in the short kit for this, well except a few pieces at the fin, rudder
Big ply wing pylon, doesn’t look nice
More on Stab support
two mounting screws
June o3, some Pictures, with few words
some more snap shots
the home stretch,
Short Kits are great, free flight Models as well, tooling and building a short kit , and converting it to RC takes time.
I have experienced all the nuances of this build as every corner has presented a hurdle and a decision needed to be made.
So, some more pictures cleaning up some of the details, adding some pieces and hopefully this will all come together, I’m sure it will be a Great Plane
More stuff, sanding and detail clean up, numerous enough, but I have a list now .
April 16 2020