Side Formers and Stringers

The first picture shows four of our students who are doing a trial run installing the formers. The two students on the right are David Gunn and Cameron Lowe. The students on the left are John Sanders and Chance Torain. The formers are taped in place so they can […]

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Michael Roesen is diligently working on the side formers.  He has been a student since August, 2009. Preparing the formers requires plenty of work.  Each piece must be individually measured and cut. To ensure the formers fit properly, a rough cut is done then fitted […]

Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter

Thursday was the big day, after a few months of work the R3600 run stand was complete and ready to go. As we went through the pre start check list a crowd began to form, students, staff, and others from the airport. As is normal […]

Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter

Students prepared both center section spars for gluing, after waiting a couple of days for the rain to quit, and the humidity to drop a bit we were able to glue both spars. Other students are working on small parts for the fuselage and landing […]