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Sailplane Construction Project Session #14
I went to a friend's retirement party at
Lockheed Martin this morning. I hardly know anyone at the plant anymore
and all of the engineers looked so young to me this morning! Could it
be I am old? Yes, my birthday is tomorrow, and I will be 74
(December the 5th).
So much for the past. In preparation for
starting work on the Sailplane's stab, I had the Comet plans reproduced
and I cut out the stab plan, which is shown below. I have no idea what
the stab area is, but as you can see by the yard stick the span is 36-1/4"
long. My first task to decide how much of the stab will be elevator and
then laying out the elevator structure on the stab
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