Aluminium support strips

Started cutting 1/2″ strips of aluminium to support the fabric on the bottom side of the wing, as the fabric will be trying to pull away there.

Robert advised me to do this when I rang him a few days ago, for the last bit of advice on the fabric for the wings. This little detail as many others was not on the drawings.
The strips on the full ribs will be about 5″ longer, so yes in the end it will be nice 🙂
Just more work to do the preparations before starting with the fabric…….
Just in case you missed this earlier on while building the wings. This short bit of rib is my “invention”. The drawings only have a bottom rib tube on every second rib.
But this way the fabric will be better supported.



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