Palm Beach County Chapter
Richard Ryan's AcroSport 2
Here is a summary of what has been done to my Acrosport 2 in the last two years.
Structure at the beginning of the
Most of the work at the start of the project was to set up shop.
Tools on the ready
Fortunately, a big garage is a great help. Most of the success of a build will be impacted by how frequently you can attend to it, and having it close to you is a definite plus. Garage lighting, workbenches, tools and storage space were first. This was followed by bringing home the parts of the airplane that were acquired from the chapter that were already prebuilt, assign storage spaces and begin repair and restoration of the main fuselage structure.
The fuselage was "trimmed" of rusty formers on the sides and underside, and was sandblasted with a mild abrasive to remove
Bill Perry and Glenn Vorres during a
Tech Counselor visit
Most of the pictures are self
explanatory but not wishing to burden
Dye penetrant inspection of some critical spots, this is the horizontal stab connect fitting
Building the curved gussets for the
Landing Gear, the socket survived the abuse.
Not complete, but a good start.
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