My Wooden Airplane
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4/27/2015 - 5/26/2015

Cover Right Wing

Well, other than taking longer than I'd hoped (what else is new?), there were no surprizes covering the right wing. Everything went about as well as I was expecting it to. One thing stands out, though. When I ordered the finishing tapes, I ordered the medium weight tape, because it was the same weight as the fabric (2.7 oz). However, after reading the forums on Stewart Systems' web site and talking to one other person, I decided to try the light weight tape. Boy, what a difference! The glue penetrates easier, they go around curves better, and the seams blend in much nicer. It turns out that they are not structural, so my recommendation is to use the lightweight tapes!

Total Time: 108.25 hrs.