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A-7E Project

June 18 2012 at 5:20 PM

Clifford Bossie  (Login jinxx1)
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While we are not quite finished with the F-84F project the time has come to start painting the A-7E. So, last week we tried as we could to get the airplane cleaned prior to paint. Saturday and Sunday I spent a good part of the morning masking area we do not want paint on. Today I sprayed primer. Even after some hard work washing the airframe I still found areas that were dirty. It should be 106F today, so that paint will be cooked on! I think I sunburned the bald spot on top of my head.

The fin cap and radome need some fiberglass work, they will be painted later.

After cleaning:


After priming:


And what we are going for:


I hope to spray the gloss white tomorrow and the gloss Gull Gray Thursday.


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