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Update on XL388

by Ian Homer. Posted to category: General

at AeroVenture S.Y.A.M.

Volunteers from Vulcan to the Sky Trust continue with the cosmetic refurbishment of the Cockpit section from XL388

Previous filler is rubbed down ready for this area to be tiedied.

Terry starts the first of three replacement panels by accurately drilling a perspex template to match the riveting holes of the structure, while marking the panel size and shape needed.

Filing after cutting and drilling the panel to suit.

The completed panel placed in position ready for riveting. 

Andy continues sanding down ahead of more paint prepartion work.

Visit AeroVenture and XL388 at the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum site on the former RAF Doncaster.

See their website for details.

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