Some students stayed after graduation and worked on some wood fabrication.
Students were applying the adhesive to start the construction of another wing spar the first part of this month and now you can see it here on the wing table trimmed down to the proper dimensions waiting for the ribs to be installed on […]
Had big “doins” this past week so no Pup work.
In the first two pictures are four students taping up the side formers to the frame of the Nieuport 24 (N24) aircraft. From left/forward to right are Matthew Rethemeyer, Chance Torain, David Gun and Cameron Lowe. With the side formers temporally in place […]
Work on the engine cowling is moving ahead and looking good. Many more rivets to be laid out, drilled, dimpled and squeezed. To attach the cowling, a cable and turnbuckle system was used on the original aircraft. Reproducing this arrangement has been interesting. Making a […]
The Nieuport 24 (N24) student project has had many students work on it that have graduated and now have successful careers. Pictured here is a new student Matthew Rethemeyer who wants a successful career also and feels that volunteering to help on the N24 will […]
Lots of fabrication this week on wing components.
A view inside of the nose bowl showing the support ring tack welded in place. As our sheet metal classes continue on, so does progress on the Morane’s cowling and nose bowl. Jeromy McCaskey, Tommie Barnes (not shown) and Jeffery Cook are fitting and […]
This Nieuport 24 (N24) is a student project with the guidance from our FAA certified Airframe and PowerPlant instructors (A&P). Our students come from all over the United States and from other countries. One of the students pictured here is Vong Oulay who is sanding on the […]