The strake outboard of the fuel tank is reinforced on both sides with 8 strips of Triaxial cloth 4″ wide by 29″ long. The surface is roughed up first, and any unevenness is leveled with micro, and then two strips are laid up on the leading edge all the way up onto the spar shear-web, then two more are laid up on the upper skin to overlap the lower by a couple of inches.

Strake Layup

Strake Edge Reinforcement


Posted By: Brett Ferrell
Friday November 7th, 2003 at 9:10 PM

Categories: Strakes
Tags: Building Fuselage Strakes

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