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Grinding can produce stress risers. [Places where cracks can start] Don't do it. But if you do, polish out all of the grind marks.
Being a welder, [retired] I have never had interest in composite construction. I did find the video fascinating however.
If you have never seen this, you are missing some excellent history. Not just aircraft, but space, GPS, smart bombs ect.
If I decided to build an airframe of magnesium I would not worry at all about burning metal. The real fire hazard is the gas. Magnesium is welded...
I just can not imagine not dragging this thing out of the water.
This article is about bicycles but it is a informative article about magnesium tubing....
As a side note. One of the Zenith aircraft, the 601 I think, does not use hinges on the ailerons. The wing top skin is extended from leading edge...
Sorry folks. I gave you wrong information about Viemo. It isn't free. Its pay for view. It is worth it.
I don't think dissimilar metals [aluminum tube with CM gussets]in an airframe is good. Anyone know for sure?
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Re: ON NETFLIX NOW....
I reviewed the second episode which was the rebuilding of the Hawker Hurricane. My attention was directed toward the lack of welding in the...
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