Firstly, fin removal. Ah well, no going back now!
End view of the TP, showing original spar :
Elevators are actually built straight and not too heavy, so I will re-use these :
|Saucy left foot action!|
I knew I had the templates somewhere for making the foam core TP, so I got out the collection of foam wing rib templates that I've collected over recent years. A10 TP ones are at the bottom :
Sandwich up 13 slices of 1/8" balsa, and sand to shape :
I've done two sets as Phil Cooke is re-doing his TP too (was also foam) and whilst I had the template out, I did him a set as well.
I'm at Weston Park model show tomorrow, so I will buy the 3/32" balsa that I seem to be short of for the top and bottom sheeting, plus some carbon tube that will be its spar.