Tuesday, July 29, 2008

I have the wipers!

In case of bad weather....

I have windshield wipers now! Well, I had them all the time but now they are in a useful condition and ready to be installed on my cockpit. I had some doubts if it is really possible to restore them because they have been looking like fragments of junk... But it turned out that they are made of stailnless steel and after removing the old paint the looked like new.
The wiper blades are from a car parts supplyer and needed only few modification to fit on the Connie arms.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Sewing and stitching

Seats and pedals....
It looks like a real cockpit already since the seats have been installed. Last week I was very busy, I made the mechanical connection between the pilots and copilots pedals. After that the pedal mechanics needed a cover and the steering column needed some adjustments since one of the springs made a loud noise.
Both seats have now a nice looking new set of cushions and I'm looking forward to make the first test flight soon. :-)