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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Yak Gap Seal


Thread: [Acro] Yak Gap Seal

Message: [Acro] Yak Gap Seal

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From: EDDIE EDWARDS <eddiee at>

Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2002 01:17:33 UTC


My Yak 55 has tape around the hinge pin / bearing area only - not along 
the leading edge sections.
This improved the roll rate -  but only the initial rate ie. faster off 
the line - great for point rolls ,
however it made  little difference to the overall max roll rate .such as 
full rolls etc.
As I understand the Ail's are designed to have the gap or rather at max 
deflection the airflow remains attached better - or something like this??
Gap sealing on a YAKwas tried here in Australia but according to my Info 
it did not work well.
Best Regards

Eddie Edwards

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