Fixing the Fairchild
This page is dedicated to my friend Glenn Peck, who does all the maintenance on N690FA.
His website my be seen at http://www.peckaeroplanerestoration.com
(Look at the 1929 Zenith Z6a we're about to fly!)
Hand me a 7/16's, will ya?
|Don taking the cylinders off for a top overhaul.||Glenn working on a door mechanism.||
With the fabric peeled away, Glenn examines the broken tailwheel part. I was
pretty nervous at this part.
Glenn welds a new yoke attach fitting for the tailwheel.
|The broken fitting, top center.||So one day I decided to paint...|
Places We've Been
Oshkosh 2007-The Dh-4 Saga.
Antique Airplane Fly-In @ Blakesburg 2007
Thunder Over Michigan 2006
Creve Coeur Airport
Tailwheels in the Grass
The Historic Aircraft Restoration Museum's DeHavilland Dh-4!
A Little about Me...