This is a fairly straight-forward section where you glass the strake leading edge pieces to the doors, so that the match up with the strakes and have tongue-depressor gap for door operation. However, we did notice on the new factory aircraft (Dash-5) they had installed these fingerwells on the doors, to help in pulling the door open (particularly when moist). We really liked the idea and copied it on our doors.

Pilot Side Strake Leading Edge

Co-Pilot Leading Edge Preparation – Exterior

Co-Pilot Leading Edge Preparation – Interior

Door Finger-Hold

Posted By: Brett Ferrell
Wednesday September 10th, 2003 at 4:35 PM

Categories: Doors and Windows
Tags: Building Doors and Windows Fuselage

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