ELEVATOR. Center Hinge Arm Installation #3


I used the I-beam over the adjacent hinge arms, the thread and a square to ensure alignment of the hinge arm.

NOTE: Accurate measurement and installation of the hinges is extremely important to ensure same length and balanced elevators, as well as correct alignment of the torque tubes for smooth deflection. I frequently complete what seems to be one step in several. This might be a little time consuming but ensures accuracy; in this case, proper alignment and smooth hinge functioning. In my opinion, it is time well spent; nothing like ending with smooth controls when the time to fly comes. I know this from my RC modeling days.

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