Metal Fabrication

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The aileron horns are cut from the same piece as the aileron yoke and rudder horn. I figured that I might as well cut them all out. Then I started making other metal parts related to the other items. The result is now the control stick assembly is completed.

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Really no need to go into much detail as all these parts are pretty easy to make. One issue I had was cutting the 1″ hole in the yoke and torque tube bearings. Using a 3/4″ hole saw, a dremel and most importantly my rounded file. If this file was shaped like a rod, it would be 1″ diameter. Without that file it would have been more difficult to get a nearly perfect hole.

You can see how perfect this file fit this hole.

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Here are the aileron, ruder and elevator horns.

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