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Fabric Covering Wing 2 of 8

With the wing turned upside down, the first length of fabric was draped over and glued on the trailing edge with a one inch glued turnover section on the topside of the wing. 367 more words

Verification of the Model Geometry: the Wing

In this post I will continue verification of my model by matching it against the photos. This time I will check the wing geometry.

In the first photo from the Pacific Aviation Museum (in my model it is marked as PAM-1) I identified several differences (Figure 31‑1): 1,315 more words

Danuntless

The Devils Marbles

We drove the 462km from the Ayres Rock Resort and landed back in Alice Springs.  We had a couple of days here doing the usual restocking of groceries etc. 471 more words

Australia

Day 62 - A Town like Alice

The final leg of drive to Alice Springs seemed to take an eternity.

Only about 20km south of our motel was Wycliffe Well, which claims to be the UFO centre of Australia. 249 more words

GOAT 2015

Modeling the Aileron

In the previous post I have modeled the aileron bay in the SBD Dauntless wing. However, it was one of the cases when I followed my intuition and the mathematical precision of the computer models instead checking how this detail looks in the real airplane. 667 more words

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Modeling the Outer Wing Panel (2)

In the previous post I have formed the general shape of the Dauntless wing. Now I will work on its trailing edge, separating the aileron and flaps. 821 more words

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Concert Review: ¡Mayday! at Rockpile West in Toronto, ON

¡Mayday! is currently on their Future/Vintage Tour to promote their upcoming album of the same name, due to be released August 21, 2015 via Strange Music ( 1,470 more words

Concert Reviews