Antenna's

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Antenna’s

The PT-17 Antenna's were reworked after my friend Terry Holston saw the same flaw that I did.  We both agreed they were too short from the base to the 90 degree bend & the ball was to large. The four pictures at the bottom of the page show the rework Antenna’s.

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1 Two Antenna's on full size PT-18

 Two Antenna's on full size PT-17

3 Antenna' top view

Antenna' top view

5 Had to patch the front of the opening

 Had to patch the front of the opening

7 Finished Antenna's from front

 Finished Antenna's from front

9 Two new Antenna's on bottom of fuselage behind oil cooler

 Two new Antenna's on bottom of fuselage behind oil cooler

11 Antenna reworked with a longer shaft from the base to the bend & small ball

Antenna reworked with a longer shaft from the base to the bend & small ball

13 Reworked Antenn's on bottom of fuselage behind iol cooler

Reworked Antenna's on bottom of fuselage behind oil cooler

Scale 27 x 10 Prop

2 Used to finishing nail to make the antenna's & plastic ball from straight pin

 Used finishing nails to make the antenna's & added plastic ball from a straight pin

4 Rear Antenna had stringers only so I had to cut the fabric & add a piece of aircraft plywood.

Rear Antenna had stringers only so I had to cut the fabric & add a piece of aircraft plywood.

6 Used two patches. Primed patches for Tennessee Red paint.

 Used two patches. Primed patches for Tennessee Red paint.

8 Antenna's from the rear

 Antenna's from the rear

10 Antenna's another view

Antenna's another view

12 Reworked Antenna's

Reworked Antenna's

10 Antenna's another view

 Another view of reworked Antenna's

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March 1  2013

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