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Chapter 9: Main Gear

This chapter contains the steps of building the main landing gear and attaching them, building the air brake, and building the landing gear cover.  The landing gear strut came from Feather Lite.

Date Started:8/22/13

Date Completed: –

Total Hours to complete: 199

 

Strut after sanding:

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Strut after first torsional layup:

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Brake line conduit and electrical conduit:

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Making the box and setting up alignment for attach tabs:

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Attach tabs after layup (Had to do these twice because I didn’t follow my alignment marks correctly the first time):

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Trimming the outer layer of the attach tabs:

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Lay up of inside portion of attach tabs:

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Re-shaped the airfoil on the gear:

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Holes and alignment setup for gear:

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Installed the steel guides after lineup in fuselage:

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Gear ready to mount:

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Alignment setup for the axles:

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Pictures of the enclosed gear to come.

 

 

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