H.O. Aircraft, Inc.
Specializing in Antique & Warbird Aircraft Restorations
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1941 PT-17 Stearman
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Before - In floodBefore - In floodOld fabric removedDisassemblingPressure washingRepairing stringersFreshly primed airframeFreshly primed airframeNew fabricNew paintOut of booth, sheet metal panels onOld lower wing, ready to be rebuiltOld upper wing, ready to be rebuiltCenter section recoveredFresh paint newly covered tail surfacesCenter section installedCenter section installedNew wood wings being constructedConstructing new wood wingVarnished wings in boothNew fabric on wingsNew paint on wingsWings ready for installFinished!Ready to fly!
After being damaged in a flood, this one came to us for a total rebuild.