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Quality Plan Sets for Radio Control Aircraft
Carl Goldberg's 1938 Comet Clipper
landing is clamped on the fuselage and the assembly is checked for
level. Then the landing gear is CA'd to the firewall.
Holes were drilled and the landing gear was secured with .032 safety
wire. Place the top wire at the inside corner of the top
bends. It will be necessary to drill through the front fuselage
verticals, and basswood reinforcements should be added as shown in the
The motor mount parts with 4-40 blind nuts installed.
The cowl installed over the landing gear and motor mount. The
wide mount does have the advantage of fitting a larger speed control
inside it behind the motor, but it is necessary to grind down the
upper forward corners for the cowl to clear.
Making the second bend.
supports on the upper cowl need to be ground down also. Once the
cowl is built they are not needed. Note also the scallop cut in
the lower aft cowl. This makes
it possible to
connect the battery to the speed control, after which the wiring can be
pushed up into the cowl. A 1/64 ply scrap was used to stiffen the
lower cowl in that area,
laminated on the inside surface.
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