Ragwing RW1 Ultra Piet

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  1. Aug 18, 2019 #141

    John wadman

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    sweet! i really wish I had made stick built ribs for my RW6. Maybe I'll build another set of wings for it once it's flying. I see that Scott Cassler billed my credit card for half of the engine so that means he's building the engine now. Won't be long and that plane will be in the air and I'll have room to getvreal serious about the RW19/20.
     
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  2. Aug 23, 2019 #142

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  3. Aug 24, 2019 #143

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    I'm curious about the "All parts beyond this point are not airworthy" notation on the floor. What's the story with that?
     
  4. Aug 24, 2019 #144

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    they are 4 inch brakes, the drum was welded to the wheel
     
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  5. Aug 24, 2019 #145

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    oh man, I just ordered my Azusa 4 1/2" drum brakes and the drum but I ordered the aluminum back brake hub. If I had ordered the steel back model I suppose I could have welded it to the gear leg/axle. But this way if anything goes wrong with it I can just unbolt it and replace it. However, the aluminum weight savings is offset by the steel flange that gets welded to the gear leg/axle to mount it to. I like it though (your setup). very simple and yet. . . elegant!
     
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    Wingnut, what a cool little airplane! what engine?
     
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  7. Aug 27, 2019 #147

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  8. Aug 31, 2019 #148

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    got some T-88 mixed up and glued the plywood web to the aileron. I also cut out the brackets for where the struts attach to the fuselage.
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  9. Sep 7, 2019 #149

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    did a little more work on the brakes, I made the little part to hold the line when the peddle is pressed. Gave the wheel a spin and tested the peddle and it seemed to work well.
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  10. Sep 11, 2019 #150

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    Did some work on my aileron. The wood cut and glued to the plywood web for strength.
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