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Aviation career school students build wings for Sopwith Camel

Posted by on Oct 19, 2012

Work continues on the upper wing for the WWI Sopwith Camel aircraft at this aviation career school in Manassas. Several spar boxes for the plane have been completed, painted and fitted. The metal struts are finally being attached where the wings of the Sopwith Camel join together. The student volunteers continue to work on finishing the clips.

AIM-Manassas instructors, Richard Lewis and Stuart Ehrlich, working on a spar box.

AIM-Manassas instructors, Richard Lewis and Stuart Ehrlich, working on a spar box.

Rear spar box for Sopwith Camel, blasted and painted.

Rear spar box, blasted and painted.

Sopwith Camel Upper wing frame with spar boxes, metal and wood struts.

Upper wing frame with spar boxes, metal and wood struts.

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