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A6M2 aileron mass-balances?

May 19 2017 at 1:11 PM

bob in Maine  (Login gingerbob)
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Hi all,

I'm sure the answer is already out there somewhere, but can somebody sum up the situation with these "dangly" mass balances that are apparently on some, but only some, Zeros?

Thanks,
bob

p.s. My subject is probably the "Akutan Zero", which doesn't appear to have them.
"Ignorance is bliss, but I find learning more interesting." - Me, as far as I know

 
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  • black dangling balances and more - David_Aiken on May 19, 2017, 1:35 PM
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  • External mass balance which was later relocated - Pat Donahue on May 19, 2017, 1:41 PM
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  • Early system - Chris Cowx on May 19, 2017, 1:43 PM
    • correct...ace Iwamoto cited 'Jan 42' when Shokaku - David_Aiken on May 19, 2017, 3:15 PM
      • Iwamoto - Chris Cowx on May 19, 2017, 3:44 PM
        • Iwamoto's autobiography is good and bad - David_Aiken on May 19, 2017, 4:03 PM
          • I can see that - Chris Cowx on May 20, 2017, 12:04 AM
     
  • Any there any good drawings of the mass balances? - Burl Burlingame on May 19, 2017, 4:52 PM
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  • Thanks all! (n/t) - bob in Maine on May 19, 2017, 6:21 PM
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