Norman Veber's Nieuport Ni-17
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Norman used .005" stainless steel wire for the elevator
and rudder control lines. For the flying wires, landing
wires, and undercarriage bracing wires, he used .005"
"Wonder Wire, " a very rigid ceramic wire. He
replaced the plastic tail plane braces supplied in the
kit with flat wire and photo-etch bolt details. The airframe
was detailed with cross brace wires and photo-etch turnbuckles.
He added a "metal" shoe and clamps to the tail