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Northeast Aerodynamics Sportair 40 Build

What the kit looks like upon first inspection

So the first thing the instructions ask you to do is locate all the bulkheads identify them and mark center lines on them so when you build the fuse you can center them over the plan.

Center Lines on all Bulkheads

The vertical and horizontal stabilizers are made up of several different pieces I glued them together with yellow carpenters glue. I could have used CA but that would create a high spot when sanded the carpenters glue sands much easier than CA.

Vertical Stabilizer
Horizontal and vertical stabilizer

Next the firewall is prepared by adding blind nuts to hold the motor mount. A little epoxy on the blind nuts to hold them in place.

Motor mount blind nuts

The main landing gear is mounted in the wing so you need to add plywood doublers to the balsa wing ribs to strengthen them.

Wing rib doublers

Wing Panels page two


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Lawnmower Fund

So Far we are at $400 for the lawnmower.


Spring Field Cleanup Set For 5/5/18

Upcoming Raffle

We have two raffle prizes graciously donated by Bill Horton of ABC RC & Hobby. Paul Scarlet will be selling tickets at the next meeting All proceeds will go to the lawnmower fund.


The mud lock is on the gate

So far for this season we will be holding two events

The annual Heli Flyin 6/2/18

The annual NHFT Flyin 6/23/18

FAA Regulations

FAA regulations are back in so remember to register.