The Before

I took plenty of photographs of the Piet in the workshop after arrival.

My initial inspection suggested the following work is required:-

  • Rebuild tail section to repair the tailwheel fittings and tailpost
  • Recover the whole aircraft due to tears and shipping damage
  • Re-Glue some joints, particularly on the rear
  • Move the top of the rear seat back two inches
  • Replace the firewall
  • Reconfigure the brake system
  • Rebuild the engine
  • Repaint the inside woodwork
  • Fit new instrument panel
  • Fit new windscreens
  • Fit a trim system
  • Repair a broken rib in the wing
  • Replace all trailing edges with spruce
  • Repair the broken aileron
  • Replace the Center Section cut out with a Flop

Check back in due course to see any changes.