Some progress on the inside and outside of the cockpit of D-ABOD: The tiller finally came off and I was able to remove the CM1 side panel. Some more items from the aircraft’s past came to light. A quick look behind the insulation was rather shocking as heavy corrosion has done severe damage to the […]
The 2 ADF radios on the control stand are now converted and ready for codeing. I had to replace all bulbs which takes some time as they are soldered to a flexible circuit board. Bulbs are 680 bulbs, by chance I had 80 new bulbs from a previous wrong order. VHF/NAV are next.
Corrosion removal The darkest and coldest time of the year make me focus now on getting work done inside the cockpit such as corrosion treatment and removing the rudder pedal heels. Found a match and cigarette pack wrapping which have been hidden for 50 years or even more. When D-ABOD got retired it only had […]
Mindblowing JT3D/TF33 recordings from powerun on E3A I received the engine sound recordings from a JT3D/TF33 power run: MIND BLOWING 🙂 various power settings from IDLE to up to 97% with synchronized engines all in excellent quality recorded inside the cabin behind the cockpit (hence no background noises). This will allow me to create a […]