Robert Leming is seen here installing the top formers to check for proper alignment.
Preparing the spars this week, the routing will take many hours to complete. Also last week worked on the decking around the pilot area. Have found a shop to purchase the leather to make the edging around the pilots cockpit. Also needed a piece of […]
Work continues on the Strutter. Ailerons are still in progress. The Main wing spars are also in progress , had to make a couple more fixtures to continue the routing process of the spars. At the same time we are finishing up the fabrication and […]
Sometimes you just have to put the parts in place to see how far you have come.
Bending, shaping and cutting remaining spar clips (5). Bending and shaping spar box ends, and drilling holes in wire tabs for clips.
From the beginning of this project, each team was asked not only to select an aircraft, but to identify a specific aircraft that they would build a replica of, and to identify its pilot. Team Dallas selected the Sopwith Pup A7327 from the Number 46 […]
OK here at Kansas we have implemented our final phase of “completion” with a countdown to engine start…more on that later… Currently we have received the exhaust tubing, engine has been removed for installing the exhaust, which needs fabrication of the headers and ring… We’ve […]
The Progress was a little slow last week but hope to catch up a bit this week. installed elevator cables to check for clearances on the stabilizer looks like they will just clear the leading edge of the stabilizer. Ran the cables for the airbrakes […]
Here we are checking to see how things will fit and also to give the students and faculty visual progress
Metal fabrication continues as students and faculty work together to complete the Aileron Hinges. The Sopwitch Camel project continues to stay on schedule, as we prepare to begin cabling the spars and brackets of the upper wing.