Wing covering

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Wing covering

Postby orenjr » Fri Jun 26, 2015 7:08 am

Is there anyone that would have an idea of the weight difference of covering the wings with oratex in place of stewarts system ? I am planning on white for my wings but already have the fuselage covered I am just trying to see where I can save weight.
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Re: Wing covering

Postby kenryan » Fri Jun 26, 2015 11:18 am

It completely depends upon the skill (or lack of skill) of the person applying the Stewarts coatings. Oratex has a known weight. All the others will vary a lot. You will find this demonstration helpful:

http://www.betteraircraftfabric.com/vid ... rison.html
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Re: Wing covering

Postby R Rinker » Fri Jun 26, 2015 2:26 pm

What are they building in the background. The wing is aluminum skin, The fuselage looks like a S.S., but what is on the floor of the cage?
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Re: Wing covering

Postby danerazz » Fri Jun 26, 2015 9:34 pm

They aren't skinning a SS wing are they?
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Re: Wing covering

Postby jak » Sat Jun 27, 2015 7:04 am

It is a super stol several people have skinned the wings they are too. it appears to be some of the remote mounted avionics in the floor. Jak
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