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Nieuport 24 – WWI Aircraft – update

Posted by on Jun 14, 2013

THE UPPER WINGS ARE ALMOST DONE!

Team Nieuport at Aviation Institute of Maintenance in Chesapeake is currently working on finishing the drag and anti-drag wires , and aileron / torque tube installation . This will complete fabrication and construction of the upper wing assemblies on this fascinating World War I aircraft. Other projects in the works include; bolting the wing assemblies together, fabricating and installing the cabane struts, mounting the upper and lower wing assemblies on the fuselage, and completing the engine cowling.

Nieuport parts at aviation career school

Fabricated parts (cabane struts, wing mounts, attachment brackets) awaiting installation onto upper wings.

The Nieuport and it's completed parts at aviation career school

The Nieuport and it’s completed parts.

Travis & Feliz in the hangar at the aviation career school

Travis & Feliz fabricating the lower engine cowling.

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Aviation Institute of Maintenance in Chesapeake

 

 

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