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Old 10-22-2018, 01:09 AM
Bevan Bevan is offline
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I have my VOR/ILS antenna on the top of the vertical fin. I obtained piece of square tube (approx 3/4-1” square not sure), mounted it to the top rib under the tip. Then mounted the antenna to the tube. This way the antenna is raised up a bit so you don’t have to cut the flange off the the top rib. It is all well concealed except for the rods sticking out which shouldn’t be much drag as they are swept back at about 45 degrees. Works perfect.

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Old 10-22-2018, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by whd721 View Post
...I now have a Comat 157p and plan to mount it on the rudder. I was pleased to find the current model has a hockey puck that is only about 1/4" thick. It should be nearly invisible way up there.

Thanks again.
Hopefully you intended to say you’re going to mount it on the vertical stabilizer. You don’t want an antenna on a moveable control surface.
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Old 10-26-2018, 08:43 AM
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The vertical stab would be the correct answer.

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