Originally Posted by amekler
My flaperon control rod scrapes the fuel pump. (this is the updated fuel pump)
Any idea of how to remedy this?
N603NH(reserved) RV12 50% done?
This is usually caused by the flapperon push/pull tubes being not quite the proper length when the flapperon torque tubes were originally drilled (if they are just a bit short the horns on the torque tubes will be angled fwd a bit too much which will cause contact when it pivots fully fwd.
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