"Soft spot" on the side of the fuselage

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Re: "Soft spot" on the side of the fuselage

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salim wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:20 pm
So I got an answer both from Diamond and a service center.
It is a fairly common issue related with the fact the skin is thin at this location.
There is a void between the skin and the main structure, and in some conditions the aerodynamic pressure creates this defect.
It can be corrected fairly easily (1h) by injecting a filler from the inside.
But in any case they both say it is not essential and i can wait before doing it.
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I love it! Cosmetic filler injection for airplanes. Make that old airplane look youthful again!
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Re: "Soft spot" on the side of the fuselage

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Learn something new every day!
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Re: "Soft spot" on the side of the fuselage

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Botox for your bird.
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Re: "Soft spot" on the side of the fuselage

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cptndavid wrote:
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:25 pm
Botox for your bird.
Much cheaper than cosmetic surgery !
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Re: "Soft spot" on the side of the fuselage

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Except that it is injected from the inside!
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