Here are some shots of our UPF-7 progress for the month of September. The covered fuselage will soon be painted and onto final assembly. The rest of the fabric covered parts are already covered and painted for this aircraft. (red) … Continue reading
A couple of Air to Air photos of N32141 by Xavier Meal taken after Airventure 2014. This UPF-7 owned by Dan Wilkins took WWII era (1942-1945) Champion- Bronze Lindy at Airventure.
Pictured are two of four consecutive UPF-7 projects we have going through the shop. The fuselage on the right has undergone pre cover assembly, its wings are covered and are currently being painted while the fuselage has yet to begin … Continue reading
Both wings were painted with the initial coat of red this week and are currently being masked for trim. The original trim style will be applied which punctuates the distinctive lines of the “Gullwing”. Once trimmed out we will … Continue reading
We were able to get N32141 into the air today. No surprises and a great flying airplane. More photos to come. Thanks for checking in.
We conducted the first post resto run and taxi of UPF-7 N32141 yesterday. All went very well. If everything goes according to plan we will have all fairings installed and go for a test flight today.
We put the recent Taperwing project into the air today. After chasing down two ignition issues we were able to finally fly. What a delight to fly. Hands of rigging and beautiful control balance. Thank you for checking in.
Quiet weekends spent carefully studying factory Stinson Reliant 9F photos and scaling the trim for proper results is paying off. By my count, Dad aka Chief, Boss, Captain, Roy Redman has invested about four Saturdays and three Sundays into scaling … Continue reading
Excellent progress has been made this month by the team assigned to N32141. It went from prepped and bare fuselage to pre-cover assembly. Take a look.