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Winglet Repaint Question  
User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2307 posts, RR: 21
Posted (5 years 6 months 1 week 6 hours ago) and read 2193 times:

Hey Guys:

I noticed on the 737/757 and soon to be 767 carry the APB Winglets. I would like to know during an a/c repaint, do these winglets get stripped of their paint like the rest of the a/c or do they simply get painted over?


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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 1, posted (5 years 6 months 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 2167 times:

just like the wings.. if the contract calls for it, they get painted


"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
User currently offlineHAWK21M From India, joined Jan 2001, 31679 posts, RR: 56
Reply 2, posted (5 years 6 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 2084 times:

Painted similiar to the wing.
regds
MEL.



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User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2307 posts, RR: 21
Reply 3, posted (5 years 6 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2038 times:



Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 2):
Painted similiar to the wing.
regds

So they do strip the paint off of it right?



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User currently offlineEMBQA From United States of America, joined Oct 2003, 9364 posts, RR: 11
Reply 4, posted (5 years 6 months 6 days ago) and read 2002 times:



Quoting SXDFC (Reply 3):
So they do strip the paint off of it right?

Composites are sanded..not striped..



"It's not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog"
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