Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter

We are in our new facility and are in the process of figuring where everything is supposed to be. The volunteers have started setting up an area for the Sopwith. It will probably be a couple of weeks before we can get back to work […]

Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter

Henry McAdory and Eric Rivers continue work on the horizontal stabilizer of the Strutter. The picture is of the initial lay up of the stabilizer to make sure everything fits as it should. They are now making a jig to bend the tip bows and […]

Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter

With the dedicated help of Henry McAdory and Eric Rivers the horizontal stabilizer spar is completed. Eric and Henry had to build multiple jigs to get the routing as accurate as called out for in the plans. The end product is a beautiful piece of […]

Whats New

There are several new students working on the Nieuport Project. Dan Brown, John Engle, Nik Batten, Joe Warner and Jim Cravens call themselves the Fab 5. Bret Johnson is trying to work on the wounded cowlin (thankyou U.P.S.). On the rudder, horizontal stabilizer, and elevator, […]

Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter

The stabilizer was completed this week and work continues on the rudder. The rudder and elevator control horns were tacked together and after welding they will be installed and welded into their final postions. The horizontal stabilizer is still a work in progress, we are […]