Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, February 1, 2019

Because It's Friday

UP's Big Boy update:


You could probably count the number of places on the planet that could do this work on one hand, with fingers left over.

2 comments:

Deadstick said...

A 450-pound pivot pin. Love it.

Would be nice to see some drawings.

CenterPuke88 said...

Best guess, one or two. A number of places in Europe have the knowledge, but not the facilities. India has the knowledge, but also no facilities. China is the best bet, but Russia might have a mothballed facility that could do it...if they could find the people with knowledge.

As a project, it’s near Sisyphean Task, but has produced some amazing videos already.