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Elevator Droop

VOLUME 1 MARCH 1, 1948 NUMBER 6 MODEL 18 SERVICE NOTES AND CHANGES ELEVATOR ‘DROOP’ By T.A. Wells, Vice President and Chief Engineer Many pilots have noticed that the elevator on Beech airplanes rides below its neutral position in cruising level flight and have wondered why.  Off hand it seems queer as it appears obvious […]

Drift Pin

To help line up the holes in the female hinge castings of the rudders and elevator with those in the mail hinge castings attached to the fins and horizontal stabilizer (for easing the insertion of hinge bolts) the Beech factory has developed a drift pin of the type illustrated. As many as three of these […]