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Re: REFLECTOR: Wing attach bolts
David Brown wrote:
> I am bolting my wings on for what I hope will be the last time before
> flight. I have the STD wing. The AN8-30a bolts are requiring between 6 and
> 7 thick AN816 washers in order to keep the locknuts from bottoming out.
> I'm thinking of replacing the bolts with -26 or -27 length. Has anyone else
> had this problem?
> Dave Brown
Dave I had the same problem, corrected by using a 1/2" shorter bolt.
i used an SAE grade eight bolt with a yield strength of 130000 PSI
and a 150000 tensile, also has rolled threads. This exceeds the AN
specs. I would use AN if