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Old 08-04-2018, 04:17 PM
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Default Upper cowl inlet ramps

Have these fitted and drilled read to flox. In the outside forward corners the ramp doesn’t close the gap to the cowling. Later on this area is not shown in the fill nd smooth detail drawing. Is this something I should strive to close or not worry about it? I think no cuz the inboard end is very open.
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Old 08-04-2018, 04:19 PM
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Default Ramps

Those outboard edges should be outside of your baffles, so closing them off will not matter.
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Old 08-04-2018, 05:01 PM
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Marvin is correct.

The areas that need to be sealed are called out in Figure 1 on Page 45-20.



Here's what mine looked like after completion. Mine are sealed over nearly the entire contact area since I preferred that look (for something I'll rarely see), however it is not necessary and adds weight.

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