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  1. Royal

    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    Are you still doing a wet layup with fiberglass on top? Or is that going to be your "mold"?
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    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    I guess I just don't like moldless construction. Just seems like going through making a plug over and over.
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    Liquid cooling

    Most of the planes that did a great job of low drag coolers had the inlets placed on about the thickest part of the wing. Probably getting the fastest air they can and then slowing it down to get the best benefit. They also said keeping the air from making any turns is critical for lower drag...
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    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    You guys should try out guide coat. Spray on. Start blocking. It wont clog your sand paper. Its very thin and wipes off with alcohol...
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    Liquid cooling

    This will help you decide.
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    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    Does anyone have a video of sanding micro?
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    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    This is exactly how i have done all my restoration. Doing a door even if it looks straight...fill the entire door and block with a 4' bock using 80 grit and working it all the way down to 500 grit BEFORE primer. Then if you use wax and grease remover and spray it on your panel you can check your...
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    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    That video should be a requirement to be a member of this forum. I have been looking at the fastest planes with little hp and checking out their features. lots of things in the video confirmed my ideas and explained things in so much detail that I didn't understand. thank you
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    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    I also think for a wing there are easier ways to get the perfect airfoil without filler. Just build the mold first like an inside out wing with ribs. Get a laser cut profile of the airfoil and make sure you have it perfect. Use Coroplast or a huge sheet of lexan or plexiglass that has a shiny...
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    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    No. Polishing isn't what I'm referring to. I'm talking about straight. Light doesn't not bend or anything. Ill just make a video.
  11. Royal

    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    Yeah that's why I use aluminum straight edges and yard sticks with guide coat. You dont need a dial indicator to achieve a perfect airfoil. Just need the template of the airfoil to make sure you are headed in the right direction.
  12. Royal

    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    Way overkill guys. I just tried finding a good video of how classic car guys refinish cars to a mirror. Couldn't find a good one. So I'll make one.
  13. Royal

    Looking for info on controlling airfoil shape in moldless composite wing

    Use plexiglass to make a one time mold.
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