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Covering hinge area

Posted: Monday, February 27, 2012 6:42 PM Quote

I'm about to cover my Raven Ailerons, they have cut outs in the aileron leading edges about 1 1/2 wide that allow the hinges to fit. I've blocked the cutouts in with half ribs to make a tidy job.

How would you cover these, simply cut fabric once covered, so the fabric edge stops at the cut out lips. Or wrap fabric into cut outs, or possibly tape the half ribs??

Hmmm too many choices!!!!
Posted: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 12:17 PM Quote
I make sure there is a good 1" wide glue joint around all the hinge cutouts and cut the fabric flush with the edge of the Skin. No need to wrap it around inside the cut out.