Veron Tiger Moth

Colin
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Re: Veron Tiger Moth

Post by Colin » Tue Dec 22, 2020 4:09 pm

Well no updates for a while for various reasons, but there has been progress, focussing on getting the control surfaces fitted and the linkages put in place.
The original kit called for pushrods using 1/4" sq balsa, but I decided I wanted to emulate the full size with closed loop external cables...

Full size run.jpg
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So these are now installed and seem to work OK - final fettling and adjustment will be done once the receiver is in place. Here's a view ...

Moth control runs.jpg
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The rudder cables run from the rudder bar via the fuselage guide to the rudder. At the moment the bar is ply with the cable holes strengthened with CA. If this shows wear then I will swap to fibreglass ...
Rudder bar.jpg
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At the rear the elevator cables exit mid fuselage ...
Rear control runs.jpg
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Now onto the motor installation ...

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