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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 9:52 pm 
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Does anyone know precisely what kind of glue was used in the construction of the DH Mosquito?

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PostPosted: Fri Jan 27, 2012 10:30 pm 
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Dan Jones wrote:
Does anyone know precisely what kind of glue was used in the construction of the DH Mosquito?


Aerolite.

Aircraft Spruce used to carry it, but I haven't seen it advertised on this side of the Atlantic in over a decade.

The Falco site lists some sources in the UK where it could be purchased back around 2000.

http://www.seqair.com/skunkworks/Glues/ ... urces.html


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 1:39 am 
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Thanks - I just read today that they used Aerolite but I always thought it had been Casein glue, not a plastic resin glue. The FAA/MOT's reservations about plastic resin glues tie in nicely with known glue failures on Mosquitos when operated in the tropics.

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Hey dan, dont worry the termites will just hold hands :D

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N3Njeff wrote:
Hey dan, dont worry the termites will just hold hands :D


I thought I'd smear a little resorcinol on their furry, little paws, Jeff - just in case!! :drink3:

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