Ziroli P51d

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frank fearn
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Ziroli P51d

Postby frank fearn » September 12th, 2018, 6:29 pm

Been a long time in coming and one ive wanted to build for a good while, the Ziroli P51. Belair supplied short kit, 3W 75 and Sierra retracts.

Framing stages have commenced,
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Re: Ziroli P51d

Postby david clarke » September 13th, 2018, 12:27 pm

Nice one Frank,nice to see you building again.

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Re: Ziroli P51d

Postby frank fearn » September 23rd, 2018, 6:20 pm

A few modifications, but shes coming on.
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Re: Ziroli P51d

Postby frank fearn » October 3rd, 2018, 7:01 pm

Now happy with the fuse and the additional strengthening I thought it required so moving onto the tail plane. The fuse remains on the jig with minimal sheeting applied and weighted to keep it plumb and allow good access for the pushrod install etc.
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Re: Ziroli P51d

Postby frank fearn » October 15th, 2018, 7:12 pm

Tail plane and dual push-rods now sorted so onto the fuse top half sheeting / cockpit sliders. I
Originally intended to use 1 servo and a wire joiner for the elevators, but I became sleep deprived, so in goes 1 servo on each ele half...
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