The wood work and fabrication of ribs is moving forward. Pictured here is Oulay Vong busy at making these pieces. It takes a lot of time to finish one. It’s a process of drawing it out, cutting the form, cutting the lighting holes […]
The run stand is on hold until the oil and fuel tank are welded, that will hopefuly be soon, only thing lacking is fuel and oil lines and then it will be ready to run. Work on the Sopwith is moving along. We are making […]
Our welding crew has been doing an outstanding job working on the frame, and have made enough progress to remove it from the jig. Everyone has become even more enthused about the project since it's removal. Today we had quite a few students come in […]
The student standing next to the Nieuport 24 (N24) and sanding one of the lower wings is a new team member for the N24 student project. John Sanders Jr. is seen here sanding down the wood to apply more varnish which helps protect the […]
While this post is a little late in appearing, progress on the Morane has continued. On Father’s Day weekend, the Morane made its second appearance at the Gathering of Eagles, Great War Fly-in at Gardner, Kansas. This is a long-standing gathering of World War I […]
Cameron Lowe in the blue shirt and David Gunn with the yellow shirt are busy fitting wing ribs. They are doing some final touches on them so they fit just right. As you can see by their expressions they did a great […]
Work continues on the Sopwith. The new students to our aircraft build are producing parts for the Sopwith and our Rotec run stand. The run stand is almost finished. This Friday we will be building the oil tank and running the lines for the fuel […]
Pictured here is Matthew Rethemeyer checking a top former and also starting on a rib for one of the lower wings for our Nieuport 24 aircraft. Aviation is a rewarding career call us to get started!