Kevin Harrington is helping Andrew Mosbarger and Charles Allen. They are working on the empenage putting surface tape and dope on for the covering of flight controls.
This week at AIM Atlanta we accomplished a mandatory bulletin on the Rotec 3600, had to pull the gear reduction housing and look at the cam gear. Our engine checked out fine will repeat inspection in 25 hours. The Strutter got the attach points for […]
Alot of work completed this week Fuel tank, Center section fixtures and the rudder. We are continuing to build ribs. a few more to go though. we are doing the final cutting and fitting of the center section spars so they cn be mounted in […]
The avionics rooms are now done. We are able to get back on the Nieuport. Jim Cravens primed and painted the frame. Will have more updates by the end of the week.
This week we layed out and welded our fuel tank, fourth term student Jeff McCravy did an excellent job welding the tank. The tank will hold 33 gallons of fuel. The original tank for the strutter held over 60 gallons. We continue to build small […]
This week has been a great week for the Sopwith. Progress is being made on many fronts. We are building two ribs a day, and it will not be long until we are done with that tedious job. Our welder has been busy catching up […]