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Forum: RV-7/7A 04-29-2016, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,113
Posted By tsw94r
I thought about making my brake in the same way,...

I thought about making my brake in the same way, but I made mine as indicated in the manual. So far, I've bent the right elevator about 20 degrees shy of done; going slowly and trying to for a...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-28-2016, 10:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,113
Posted By tsw94r
Hi Larry, I have read and reread the manual and...

Hi Larry,

I have read and reread the manual and plans, but can't find any reference regarding the radius of the bend. Section 5 does a good job of explaining how to make the bend, but the manual...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-28-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,113
Posted By tsw94r
Elevator Trailing Edge Bend

Thanks Bill,

I appreciate the tips. It sounds like there really isn't a profile to go by at least in the plans.
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-28-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,113
Posted By tsw94r
Elevator Trailing Edge Bend

Hello All,

I'm ready to make the final bend on the elevators. The instructions tell you to follow the profile on the plans, but I can't find the profile to save my life.

I understand how to make...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-21-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,019
Posted By tsw94r
AEX Angle

Thanks again Larry,

I do think I may be over thinking the process. I calculated the gap and it works out to .0131" (not even a 64th) between the AEX edge and either skin. I think I will continue...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-20-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,019
Posted By tsw94r
AEX Angle

I measured about 12 degrees on the AEX and about 8 Degrees on the rudder skins. I have the ability to machine the AEX to match the rudder skin angles. I can also just order another AEX, but if 12...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-20-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,019
Posted By tsw94r
AEX angle

Thanks Larry,
I am planning to use pro-seal, but shouldn't the TE be a fairly sharp edge?

I also saw in another post about an elevator using the AEX, has this changed or just not for the 7

If...
Forum: RV-7/7A 04-20-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,019
Posted By tsw94r
Rudder AEX angle

1st time poster

I am working on installing the AEX on the TE
I have clekoed the skins, aex and Alum angle together and have noticed that the AEX strip has a steeper angle than the angle of the...
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