Left Wing & Winglet

Removed the peel play at the winglet to wing interface and removed the bondo that was securing a brace during winglet installation. Seven new AN525-832R8 screws were installed in the aileron hinges to replace the temporary screws used during aileron construction and setup. Four solid AN470 AD4-10 rivets were installed in the aileron pushrod rodend …

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Elmhirst’s Resort (CPS2)

Today’s flight took us to Elmhirst’s Resort on the north shore of Rice Lake in Ontario, Canada. You can fly into the 2,800′ x 50′ grass strip or rent one of their float planes for a scenic flight or float training. The Citabria prefers the grass !

VIPE 2021

There was good weather and a great turnout for the VIPE 2021 high powered rocketry event sponsored by Club quebecois de fuseonautique. The event was in the fields of Saint Prime, Quebec near the shores of Lac Saint-Jean on Saturday July 10th. David LeFrancois launched a Black Brant II 2.6″ fiberglass rocket on an Aerotech …

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Stanhope Visit (CND4)

Today’s flight brought us into cottage country. The Stanhope airport (CND4) is a hidden gem sitting between two lakes near Haliburton Ontario. It was a bumpy ride between Peterborough (CYPQ) and Haliburton but a beautiful day nonetheless.