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Cynthia Grant , Austin Texas Luscombe NC1761K       (N112Y)

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Fabricated new engine cowl doors and used Skybolt fasteners to keep it closed.

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Fabricated new shelf and rear closure.

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Fabricated new cabin roof, treated spar carry thru's to eliminate the AD. New skylight window.

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Fabricated new two shelf map box. Located all instruments and radio's in new panel , wired and have all working on the bench prior to instalation in fuselage.

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Fabricated new skin aft of cabin and installed. No more multi antenna holes.  

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Bad picture but, here is the tail pull handle.

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Cessna 150 seat rails...

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New instrument panel installed and painted. The "V" brace was taken out with the old panel, bead blasted , epoxy primed and painted . Reinstalled with new panel.

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Out of the paint shop !

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Getting the big parts bolted back on.

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Now for the details ...

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Getting rid of the Imperial valves on the side panels and installing an Allen fuel valve in the original fuel valve position on the original mounting bracket.

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Luscombe did not install fuel sump drains in the bottom of the tanks.
This is a simple add on.

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This is a BN-1 spinner with 3" cut off and then fitted to the bulkhead.

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Finished and mounted BN-1 spinner

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Teak stick grips

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Zolatone "grey stone" sprayed on the baggage floor

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Stainless escutchen around fuel filler neck sealed with B-2

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" Cool Can " installation from S.A.S. "Products" page

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High Temp Powder Coating on heat shrouds

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New " Luscombe " emblems

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Cowling , prop & spinner installed

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Almost finished . Interior is all that's left.

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Leather & Wool   -  The seats, headliner & wall panels were done by Leather Specialties of Georgetown Texas , owner Bruce Lavorgna.

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We used Polyboard backing on the headliner and side panels.

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LED map light ( Aircraft Spruce p/n 11-04387) & micro switch ( Aircraft Spruce p/n 11-00785) .

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A little extra "bling"   Music input jack on the left and instrument light dimmer on the right. Notice the wall panel pieces we made so not to loose the instrument panel space.

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High back Cessna 150 seats.

Omni Omni VOR - I say it's finished !

Antique Aircraft Assn. 2009 AAA/APM Fly-in
Winner : Nebraska Chapter Choice Award
Winner : Swepstakes Award Neo-Classic