The Morane Saulnier AI being built at the Kansas City AIM Campus attracted a lot of attention this weekend at the Air Force Museum in Dayton, OH. The three-day World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous takes place every other year on the back field of the […]
World War One Airshow October 7-9, 2011 Revisit aviation history during World War One at the Military Aviation Museum! Watch our rare WW1 warbirds in flight & static displays Talk with the re-enactors Vehicles, armor, and artillery demos Vendors & military flea market Meet enthusiast […]
Robert Leming using plasma cutter cutting bracket for the side forms Chief Builders Rich Ellis and Al Moore discussing the blueprints for the wing on the Nieuport 11
The fabric is on the bottom surface of the wing, and the top is ready to cover. Under the watchful eye of Project Manager Marvin Story, the students position the fabric on the wings upper surface. After what seems like an eternity of dealing with […]
With the completion of the wooden leading edges, the wings are ready for cover. We hope to get that project started in the next few days. We have had to do some research on how to cover a wing where the trailing edge is made […]
We took our Nieuport to the annual Mt. Comfort Air Show. Everyone who saw our in-progress airplane was terribly impressed. We can’t wait to show off the finished bird at next year’s show!
It has been a busy week for the Strutter, after a few tries we have gotten the center section where we want it and it is welded in place. The spars fit as they are supposed to and now we can start assembling the center […]
While we have been remiss about posting our progress, the Morane AI has been moving steadily toward completion. The fuselage is essentially complete, and covered. The engine has been fitted up and then removed to allow us to make the necessary plumbing connections. The wing […]