Note: -7 quick build fuselage, Synergy Air mentored stabilizer.
Today I trial fitted the horizontal stabilizer to the fuselage and something is very wrong
I started by drawing a centerline on the aft deck and then marking the F-710C spacer / F-710B angle on the top of the deck for reference.
As soon as I placed the stabilizer in position I could see the forward spar was way to far aft. 29/64" too far. That's over 7/16" of an inch too far aft.
I measured all the bits on the aft deck and they seem to be in all the correct places.
The horizontal stabilizer is more troubling. The forward spar seems to be too far aft. Neither Van's or I can figure out what mistake would end up with a misplaced spar...everything looks good compared to the plans except the spar is too far aft
There must be a mistake somewhere but darned if I can see where it is. We even entertained the idea that the stabilizer is not a -7...not sure how to tell.
Has anyone ever heard of such a thing??
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Empennage completed 11/2016 (sans fiberglass)
Ailerons and flaps completed 3/2017.
Wings completed 12/2017 (sans fiberglass)
Started on QB fuselage 01/2018
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