REPAIR BLADE FAIRING SINGLE SKIN FULL DEPTH
Apply adhesive (E40, E41, or E43) to bottom
and sides of cutout (13) and core (11). Use stiff
Align match marks on core (11) and cutout (13).
Insert core until seated on bottom. Check that
core is flush with skin.
Apply adhesive to core (11), area (24) where
finish was removed, and one side of patch (22).
If fiberglass laminate (E168.1) is used, apply
adhesive so outer edges of patch curl towards
Center patch over insert, within outline. Position
patch with fibers at 45º to blade chord. Press
onto skin (9). If wire mesh diverter damage is
less than 1 square-inch, go to step 33.
If wire mesh diverter damage is more than 1
square-inch, replace mesh (25) as follows:
Cut piece of mesh (E453) (25) to cover patch
(22) and exposed mesh (26).
Brush thin coat of adhesive (E40 or E41) over
patch (22) and damaged mesh (28).
Position mesh (E453) (25) over patch (22).
Seat firmly. Brush excess adhesive over
mesh. Fair adhesive to blade skin (9).