Category Archives: Wings

Access Panels, AOA Bracket, and Engine Baffling

We are working hard to tie down all those loose ends that are just part of any aircraft build. Jim making an access cover for the left wing. Tim making new engine baffling.  The old stuff was pretty beat up … Continue reading

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Lots Done with Lots to Go

We are making strong progress but there just lots of little details that still need to be crossed off the list. Hal, Jerry and Dick getting the horizontal stabilizer into place. Dick is always using his head to solve problems … Continue reading

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Fuselage Painting Complete!

The fuselage painting is now complete! We wanted the glare-shield to be a flat black color.  Here it is masked off. And here is the finished product. The fuselage is out of the paint booth and back in the usual … Continue reading

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Caution: Wet Paint

Since we are in the painting and drying cycle, all other work has come to a halt. If you need to paint and don’t want to ruin your shoes, just mask them off with tape! Fuselage is now in Randolph … Continue reading

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Prop Arrives, Masking and Priming, Engine Work

The prop has arrived from Whirlwind Propellers!  It is an absolute work of art. Here it is as we unpacked it. Since it was so impressive I had Jason, our photographer, take a photo. Just beautiful! We turned our attention … Continue reading

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