February 2008 Issue
Build Your Skills: Composites (Part 10)
Part 10: Repair of a twisted tail and more.
What do you do when your horizontal stabilizer isn’t exactly horizontal? First, you check that the fuselage is level. If this confirms that the stabilizer is indeed slightly off, remove it and apply heat. Sounds simple, but there’s a right and a wrong way to go about it, and author Bob Fritz describes the most effective method to straighten things out.
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