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rrobut
 Post subject: T 18 with folding wing
PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2014 8:51 am 
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I am thinking of buying a T18 in Australia with a folding S18 wing that is badly damaged. Does anyone have a set of drawings for this wing that I can purchase to help in the reconstruction process.


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James Grahn
PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2014 6:02 pm 
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They will be available shortly.
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Rich Brazell
PostPosted: Sun Jan 19, 2014 9:29 pm 
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plexcom
PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 7:20 am 
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Could you give more info on the soon to be available folding wing plans? Where will these be available?

Thanks !


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James Grahn
PostPosted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:17 pm 
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As soon as I own the business you will see a complete parts list for sale with a link on this website.
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jfkenton
PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2014 1:37 pm 
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I can run to the airport and measure it myself, but -- with all the knowledge out there -- does someone have the span of the airplane with the wing folded? I presume the T-18C would be a couple inches less than the S-18 due to the fuselage width.


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jrevens
PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2014 6:16 pm 
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I don't know the measurement, Jack, but it's the same wide-body or not. It's the wing center section that's the widest point (actually, the thickness of the outer panels is added to that).

I looked at the drawing I have, & it shows the folded clearance point at BL 48.0, so it's right at 8 feet.

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jfkenton
PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:57 pm 
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Thanks, John. I keep getting asked and I thought that the info was somewhere here in the web site -- but if it is, I can't find it. So the next time someone asks I can tell him I have an 8' span with the folded wing. Plus the wing thickness as it sits alongside of things.


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jrevens
PostPosted: Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:26 pm 
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Just to clarify, Jack - it's 8' including the thickness of the folded wings.

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Rich Brazell
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If it helps , I think my trailer (California Legal) is 106" wide at the tires . ???

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Rich Brazell
PostPosted: Fri Jul 04, 2014 9:51 pm 
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Went out and measured the trailer , tire to tire and it is 102 inches . ::)

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rrobut
PostPosted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:56 pm 
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Any news when the S 18 plans will be available again.


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James Grahn
PostPosted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:21 pm 
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They are available now. Send me a PM and I'll get the process started.
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BTW, for everyone else, the business is coming on line now. Some parts may take longer than others, but you should see things improve quickly.


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