Monday, August 19, 2013

covering the ailerons

Last Saturday a large number volunteers showed up to work on the Pusher.  The wings are on and the aileron frames have been built.  The group went to work in different areas.  I helped clean up turn buckles for the remaining support wires.  Another group worked on covering the ailerons.  Still others worked with the radiator and pulley control system.  
Its amazing how well this team works together.
Doug and Jay arrange the first aileron.

Here a crew member seals with varnish a piece of wood that will be a gasket for the radiator.

Here you see the aileron in cloth covering . Later it will shrunk to shape with an iron.

Kelly is labeling the control pulleys and wires.

Ron and a crew member are measuring the bracket that will support the radiator.

1 comment:

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