Wing Winglet Repairs

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Permanent Repairs:

Bring wing to Scaled - strip off damage
Making Progress - Hot wire Lower Winglet; patch foam into Trailing Edge
Finish Recess for Hidden Belhorn , Sand lower wing skin foam; Layup structural patch & lower wing/aileron skin
Sand and Trim previous layups; Fill lower winglet spaces; Layup Lower winglet and upper wing/aileron skin
Sand and Trim previous layups; Finish Lower Winglet Layups; Micro surfaces
Sand Micro'd surfaces
Re-micro surfaces; sand; pinhole fill with glaze; sand; 3 coats primer
Sand primer; bring wing home


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Last updated: February 21, 2007