• Derby Aero Club & Flying School,
  • Derby Airfield,
  • Egginton,
  • DE65 6GU
  • Tel: +44 (0) 1283 733803

Wings

Work has started on the wings and a large number of the wing ribs have been made. We have Spruce in stock and have made a start on machining it up to make the wing spars. Since the wings are 44 feet in span we have made a large jig table to help in the spar construction.

11th June 2012. The first spar boom has been successfully completed, this is the lower front spar boom, we have started the front top spar boom and when done the front spar can be assembled. This is a great boost to the project and means we are on target to get the basic wing in the jig by the end of the year. Group volunteers are also busy making the missing wing ribs ready for wing assembly.

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  • wing ribs1
  • Wing ribs
  • Wing spar booms.
  • Wing to fuselage fittings
  • Wing to engine mount fittings
  • Under wing frame with engine mounting
  • Internal wing fittings

Comet Racer Project Group - Aircraft Restoration - Derby Aero Club & Flying School, Derby Airfield, Egginton, DE65 6GU - Telephone: +44 (0) 1283 733803

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