Aileron control horns before welding
Forming aileron control arms

As indicated in the above photo Charles Wills and Patrick Thompson are hand forming the aileron control arms, sure would be nice to have the forming presses Sopwith had when they were making these aircraft in 1916. Mr. Willis a 2nd term student drew and cut out these pieces. An important step hopefully will be accomplished this week and that is the final positioning of the center section, so many other parts are tied into these pieces that we have to make sure of our final fit and then weld the fixtures so the aircraft will fly as it is supposed too. There will be a lot of measurement checking before it is finally in place. Will update next week.

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