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

Month

June 2015
May and early June have been busy times as the basic fuselage framework has been completed.  Flight control systems have been installed ready for connection to the rudder, elevator, and ailerons once the wings and tail assemblies are added. The seats were refurbished and many small parts had the zinc chromate applied. Skin panels for...
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May found Lope’s Hope 3rd getting more fuselage frames fabricated and installed. Randy and Ryan were fitting more skin sections.  It is a long process to make a replacement skin section.  If an older but unserviceable section is available, it can be used as a pattern to layout the new section and a template for rivet hole...
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The assembly and rigging day keeps getting closer as more and more parts get their coat of yellow and any markings needed. Cockpit systems and gauges are being finalized.  It’s one of those times where the project looks close to being finished because the larger parts are complete.  There’s plenty of detail work yet to...
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