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 1) The tail components are cut from the finest quality balsa you've ever seen to ensure that the rear end of your Tucano is kept nice and light.
 

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3) The two tailplane gussets (26) can then be added, smoothing in with lightweight filler to finish. The 1/16" gusset extension 18b is attached in the centre of fin gusset 18a, with 1/16" showing each side.

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5) The finished tail, with rudder and elevators attached. Hinge method is left to personal preference, with Mylar tape or film hinge ALL being suitable.

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2) With the fin and tailplane in place, the rear decking line is continued to the rear of the tailplane using the soft 3/8" balsa blocks supplied, shaped to suit before glueing in place.

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 4) The elevators and rudder (20 & 21) should be tapered to 3/32" at the trailing edge. The elevators are joined using the 3/16" dowel provided and a cut-out needs to be made in the rudder to ensure no binding of surfaces even at full throw.
 

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Now move onto finishing