fuselage wing fitting location

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jeffjones
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fuselage wing fitting location

Post by jeffjones » Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:39

How do I check my fuselage fittings vertical location to determine if they are correct? Im other words whether wing angle of incidence will be correct. Should they be the same height with the fuselage in a level attitude?

It is a 63 7EC

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Re: fuselage wing fitting location

Post by Paul Agaliotis » Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:49

Jeff,
Unless the fuselage has been damaged this point can't be easily changed.
Level the plane on the longitudinal axis and use this point to get the measurement to the fittings. You should be able to make a triangle from the points and with a little math figure for the angle. Or zero a smart level on the longitudinal axis and measure between the fittings.
Paul
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Re: fuselage wing fitting location

Post by jeffjones » Wed Aug 24, 2016 11:02

Paul Agaliotis wrote:Jeff,
Unless the fuselage has been damaged this point can't be easily changed.
Level the plane on the longitudinal axis and use this point to get the measurement to the fittings. You should be able to make a triangle from the points and with a little math figure for the angle. Or zero a smart level on the longitudinal axis and measure between the fittings.
Paul
Thanks Paul.

I was confusing line of the bottom of the butt rib with the wing cord which I now realize is different and they are not parallel.

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Re: fuselage wing fitting location

Post by Paul Agaliotis » Wed Aug 24, 2016 17:31

Jeff,
What are you trying to do to the airplane? Repair work will need the correct print for accomplishment. I you're not satisfied with the rig of the plane that would be a little different. Let me know if I can help.
Paul
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Re: fuselage wing fitting location

Post by jeffjones » Fri Aug 26, 2016 16:53

I'm installing and rigging the wings after rebuilding. No damage to the fuselage and the angle of incidence is fine once I figured it out.

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