UFO & G60
Mike Del Tergo
mdeltergo at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 2 19:13:04 EST 2005
No an expert, but you will find in most General Aviation aircraft that these
types of cracks are pretty common, but in the plastic structures of the
plane vs the metal ones. (wing tips, cowls, windshields, etc) The preferred
thin wallet fix is to place a drilled hole at the inner most part of the
crack (drill stop)The unitiated are always fond of seeing these preflight!
>From: Dan Cordon <cord4530 at uidaho.edu>
>So far, my car doesn't seem to have any strut tears.
>Any airplane experts on the list? They would know much about crack
>propagation in sheets. (I believe fatigue is usually a big factor.) But
>they would also have helpful hints on how to fix it.
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