Project 2 Round 3 (12/14/20)
Here's where we are now with the Corsair. I've sheeted the bottom of the fuse and installed the tailwheel. Sheeting was done with two 4"X36" sheets of 1/8" balsa, then filling in the remaining spaces with much narrower planking, going all the way down to 1/16 and even thinner to fill in those pesky gaps between planks. For the top, I'll most likely use 1/4" to 3/8" planking. I need to leave the top open for now as I must strategize how the servo rods will connect with the elevator and the rudder. They have to connect inside the fuse, but the tailwheel when it's retracted seems to take up an awful lot of space. This is a "scale" build, so I can't have any ugly pushrods sticking outside of the fuse or Keith N. would never let me live it down. However, I don't have his talent, so we may have to compromise. But, it's way early, so we'll see! Thanks for looking!