Super Connie CF-TGE
Wing and Landing Gear Installation
On the rainy evening of Oct. 26, 2007,
CF-TGE was lifted by cranes, and using a combination of cradles,
cranes, and jacks, was mated with her inboard wing panels.
The wing splice points had been reworked and repaired to allow
Definitely looking like an airplane again, the Lovely Lady has aircraft jacks installed at her normal jacking points.
three overhauled landing gears, with their new tubes and tires, were
installed, and the airplane was lowered onto her landing gear.
In the light of day..... Is she beautiful, or what !!!???
"Gear Down and Locked. Three Green!"
Likely for the first time in decades, the airplane will now be mobile again, capable of being towed on her own landing gear.
Yes! She actually needs wheel chocks for the first time in 42 years.
Next stop - Inside a warm, dry hangar!
On to The Big Tow
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Revised 27 Oct 2007
5 Nov 2007