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Airplane cowling

Posted by on July 30, 2014 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

The cowling is a part of the airplane that almost every pilot hates. It is very important, but it cannot touch any part of the motor (because of the vibration), and yet it must be very close to the motor. I am basically making one from scratch. So far I’ve gotten the overall structure built. […]

Airplane timeline

Posted by on July 9, 2014 in Brazil with no comments, please leave one

Here is a timeline of the airplane I have been working on. When we arrived in January, this airplane needed a new motor. After searching for many weeks, we found one here in Brazil and took a week long trip to get it. Then came the rainy season. Water entered the hangar to a depth […]