EC Goat

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Covering the airframe

Covering the airframe

After the series of tests with Dacron fabric we have started the airframe covering. The estimated sequence is following –… read more

Testing the fabric

Testing the fabric

It’s time to start with the airframe covering. Two types of fabric were considered: the high-end Oracover and the traditional… read more

Cable systems

Cable systems

Stainless steel cables (7×19 AISI316 wire ropes) in Goat serve for two purposes: airframe stiffness assurance; flight control surface actuation…. read more

Rudder pedal link

Rudder pedal link

Rudder is operated using rudder pedals, which are connected to rudder via 2.0mm 7×19 AISI316 stainless steel cable and pulley… read more

Pulleys

Pulleys

It’s time to make some pulleys! Pulleys are used for flight control cable routing. For EC Goat cables actuate elevator and… read more

Nose skid

Nose skid

Nose skid on EC Goat serves for two purposes: shock absorption and nose structure protection during ground movements, takeoff and landing…. read more

Making tube sleeves

Making tube sleeves

Goat glider design requires local increase of tube wall thickness in highly loaded areas, for example wing strut attachment points…. read more