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Varnish used on a plane is special light airplane Certain varnishes must be used with certain dopes and lulose should Varnish. varnish. —The AIR SERVICE HANDBOOK. 44 care should be taken that the proper varnish used. is Varnish reduces the skin friction and the ill effects of differences of temperature, wet, etc. Solvent. The solvent is used to remove the varnish from a plane without unjuring the doped surface of the fabric. It can be used increases the efficiency of dope, i. , — also for thinning out the varnish.

In the case of a fracture occurring in a solid spar wide enough (2 inches) it is often possiscarfing on a new length. The scarf must be long compared to the dejjth of the spar and the two pieces of wood forming it must be a good fit onto each other. After fitting the two halves of the scarf together they must be well glued and then clamped together till the glue is set. The joint is then planed up and examined to see that it is a close one and does not have a thick layer of glue between the two thicknesses of wood.

Made by serving the cable with wire and then Loops on the latter, the softer wire, may be made by one of which are usually first soldering. splicing. 14, When serving the cable with wire the winding must be even, with a nice stream-line effect at the end of the winding. When used care must be taken that the flux does not go beyond soldered portion of cable. Only nonacidfux should be used in solderThe length of the served portion should be at least fifteen times ing. solder is the diameter of the cable as shown in diagram.

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