Category Archives: Maintenance

Working on aircraft (building, repairing, maintaining, etc)

Learning to sew…

Spent some time on Saturday with Darren from TroubleChute Rigging learning how to make repairs to parachute/balloon material. Basically, it involves using an industrial strength sewing machine, strong materials, lots of measuring/marking/cutting and some funky ways of folding bits of … Continue reading

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Mothcair at Murwillumbah Airstrip

Murray (Kitt’s grandfather) invited us out to Murwillumbah airstrip (YMUR) to visit the folks at Mothcair, an organisation specialising in the restoration of early British aircraft (plus a few early US designs). It was great to visit and chat with … Continue reading

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