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|Nose hatch frame layup
Hatch frame installed
|Nose compartment box
Nose compartment installed
Nose with compartment
|Rear view of nose compartment/Instrument panel|
|Brake pedal assembly/Throttle lever|
|Fuel filler/Fuel sump drain|
|Fuel pumps and ELT/Retractible pitot tube|
|Kickstand covered and installed/Kickstand Control Lever|
|Aluminum side panels|
|Leading edge wrap (note lack of rivets)|
|Trim tab actuator (minus engraved faceplaet)|
|Wingtip bow details|
|The source of my paint
Finally shooting some color finish. International Orange on the rudder.
|Right wing, primed, sanded
and ready for paint.
Orange applied, masked up and ready for the White.
White paint complete. Ready for graphics.
|Vinyl graphics being applied
to the top of the right wing.
Right wing on the rolling rack.
Bottom of the right wing.
|Prepping the fuselage for
Fuselage primed, sanded and ready for some paint.
|International Orange applied
to the nose.
Satin Black added to the nose.
All masked up and ready for the White top coat.
|White painting complete and
graphics being applied.
Some decal detail.
|Outside again, at last.
Shouldn't be long now.
Extended "Kick Stand".
|Engine bay area.
|Completed instrument panel.
Cockpit trim control.
External fuel filler.
|New spindle & axle parts.
Spindle after welding completed.
Powder coated spindles.
|New 6" wheels, tires,
spindles & brakes.
Front view of new spindle & brake assembly.
All wheels painted with White polyurethane. (No polishing)
|Before & after fork
New nose gear suspension parts.
New parts in place on strut.
|Modified nose gear assembly.|
|Wings damaged after storm.|
Sadly, Chick passed away from a long bout with cancer on 6/22/04.