Rib Construction

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ELB
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Rib Construction

Post by ELB » Tue Sep 05, 2017 9:59 am

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 (say half way) on this crossmember ? Thanks. ELB.

EAB4
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Re: Rib Construction

Post by EAB4 » Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:18 am

That's how I did mine-about in the center of the last rib bay and perpendicular to the last truss member

ELB
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Re: Rib Construction

Post by ELB » Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:19 pm

Thanks . I shall proceed.

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