Parts made so far to furnish the cockpit include the
seat frame and pilot's seat which can be adjusted for seat height.
Work has begun on some of the other items required for the cockpit.
The elevator trim wheel.
Early construction of the compass mount.
The finished bracket.
Flap Control Valve.
The flap control valve is spring loaded and will be fitted with a push rod that operates a micro switch interfaced with the filght sim data.
Rudder trim control.
This was machined from nylon.The stencil for the lettering was made from a resized picture of the trim control, the letters then cut out using a scalpel.
Compass correction card holder
Chassis control unit
The completed chassis control unit.
Kigas primer pump
Pilots B/P windscreen frame
latest item made for the project is the frame for the bullet proof windscreen.the real item is a casting. The frame i made is fabricated from 19 separate items.
New build pilots seat made from 18G sheet aluminium.
The new seat almost complete, just need to add some fittings for the sutton harness and the seat back cushion.
New build pilots seat completed
Elevator and Rudder trim assemblies
Sutton Harness Release Gear
Something i had overlooked when making the gunsight mount was the dimming screen. This has now been made and fitted.