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by ELB
Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Rib Construction
Replies: 2
Views: 1175

Re: Rib Construction

Thanks . I shall proceed.
by ELB
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Rib Construction
Replies: 2
Views: 1175

Rib Construction

Can anyone shed some light as to where they placed the extra bracing required for the 4 end ribs as shown in the plans. It appears to be required for the longest truss cross member behind the rear spar and at 90 degrees with gusset reinforcement. Is the intersection at some generally accepted point ...
by ELB
Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Pietenpol Builders Forum
Topic: Pietenpol Future Hopeful
Replies: 7
Views: 1890

Re: Pietenpol Future Hopeful

Having only built 30 wing spars so far, my project is proceeding forward only with the intent of proving that 1) a plane can be built at home, 2) wood construction is alive and well, and 3) the piet will demonstrate that it can fly. My research leads me to believe the Pietenpol is of limited range a...