SXDFC
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Winglet Repaint Question

Tue Feb 17, 2009 5:23 pm

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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RE: Winglet Repaint Question

Tue Feb 17, 2009 6:45 pm

just like the wings.. if the contract calls for it, they get painted
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RE: Winglet Repaint Question

Wed Feb 18, 2009 7:05 am

Painted similiar to the wing.
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RE: Winglet Repaint Question

Wed Feb 18, 2009 7:13 pm



Quoting HAWK21M (Reply 2):
Painted similiar to the wing.
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So they do strip the paint off of it right?
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RE: Winglet Repaint Question

Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:18 pm



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

Composites are sanded..not striped..
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