With the help of Charles Willis, an October graduate, the team here at Aviation Institute of Maintenance in Atlanta completed the build up of the upper and lower ailerons for the WWI Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter. The aileron hinge assemblies are next inline for fabrication. […]
Since Thanksgiving was last week, we here at Aviation Institute of Maintenance in Atlanta didn’t do a lot of work on the WWI Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter. But we are back to work on the aircraft this week. This week it is aileron assembly week. […]
The students here at the aviation career school (Aviation Institute of Maintenance) in Atlanta worked on fitting the landing gear flying wires this week. The plans for our WWI Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter aircraft did not show how or where the wires passed through the […]
Work on the project was affected by school delays and closing due to Hurricane Sandy. Project work this past week work has been slow, however, parts for the upper wing are on site and construction of the upper wing is nearly complete.
It is with much pride, and a bit of regret, that we see two individuals graduate from Aviation Institute of Maintenance (AIM) – Atlanta. Charles Willis had over 900 hours of volunteer work on the WWI Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter for our Great War Aircraft […]
Work continues on the upper wing for the WWI Sopwith Camel aircraft at this aviation career school in Manassas. Several spar boxes for the plane have been completed, painted and fitted. The metal struts are finally being attached where the wings of the Sopwith Camel […]
The budding technicians at our aviation career school in Atlanta have spent the last couple of days fabricating the brake system for the airbrakes on the Sopwith Strutter 1 1/2. The airbrakes require a brake system to hold them in the deployed position. The original […]
The aviation career school students at Aviation Institute of Maintenance in Manassas continued working on the spar boxes this week, concentrating on the upper wing spar box. Several have been blasted and are being prepped to be painted.
Friday was a productive day as the aviation maintenance technician students worked on completing some small parts for the wings. This was accomplished with the help of Hugo Cambron a new volunteer for the Sopwith Strutter war aircraft project. Hugo completed the backing plates for […]