1-218-444-4478 PO BOX 847, BEMIDJI, MN 56619
1-218-444-4478 PO BOX 847, BEMIDJI, MN 56619

Month

April 2015
The guys have been removing all the P-47 parts from shipping containers.  First there was an initial inspection, then the parts were sorted into bins by subassembly.  Then they were stored in racks. Parts sorted and racked by subassembly part numbers.
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In April the  fuselage frame received its coats of zinc chromate.  The flight control and  trim tab linkages were installed and the flight control lock also put in. The “bird cage” stringers and former assemblies are nearly finished on the spare mock up frame. The end of April marked the arrival of some major components that had been...
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Towing Sierra Sue II out
Sierra Sue II’s owner, Paul Ehlen, picked her up and flew her to her new home at Flying Cloud Field in Eden Prairie, Minnesota today.  It was the first time he’d flown his beautiful, virtually new Mustang.  I can only imagine the thrill that must have been, but I didn’t have to imagine the look on...
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With the horizontal and vertical stabilizers complete and the rear fuselage done as well, work moves on to the forward fuselage structure fabrication.  This part of the fuselage is in the jig and it won’t be too long until it comes out, joins the firewall forward structure and is mounted on a stand. The firewall forward structure is...
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