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Forum: Safety 05-18-2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 37
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Posted By PilotjohnS
two if by welding... one if by...

So If I have them welded, can I proof load test them?

How much weight should I hang from the ends to proof test the welds?
what is twice the expected flight loads in tension?
Forum: Safety 05-17-2022, 01:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,687
Posted By PilotjohnS
Flex

The question arises if there are any flex under loading that would cause the clearance on the ground to be insufficient in the air?

How much extra clearance to leave for flying stresses?
Forum: Safety 05-16-2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,687
Posted By PilotjohnS
Yup

I saw this on m 9A too. My pushrods are welded for this reason. The other option is to remove spar material around the hole to avoid this.

Everyone should check this, and it should be part of...
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