One of the most daunting tasks in completing a homebuilt aircraft
is forming a decent looking nose bowl. If building one from scratch
you will start by installing the engine, using RTV to secure foam
around motor. Carving out the foam to desired shape, covering foam
with Plaster paris or bondo, sanding to finished shape, waxing so
glass won't stick, laying up 3 layers of fiberglass, sanding, removing
from acft., digging out foam and plaster, sanding, fill pin holes,
sand and sand.
supplies a miniature Pitts replica nose bowl that will fit the SPECIAL
Biplane, PT2S, or Rag-a-bond. It is ready for the prop hole to be
located and cut out and ready for priming, sanding and painting.
This saves you 15 to 20 hours of work and will cost you $100 which
includes postage in Cont. U.S.
nose bowl for the MotorBipe or Aerial is also available for the
same price. Weight of bowls is 2.2 lbs. Fabricated with 3 layers
of crowfoot weave Bi-directional cloth.
of bowls for other designs will be considered if interest justifies
making a master mold.