Stand up, Sweet Potato!
Updated: Mar 31
The gear is down, but you may notice in the photo above that the wheels are not touching the ground!
Ah, the yellow jacks underneath this airframe are giving the support it needs while some necessary repairs are being made to the landing gear.
Getting Sweet Potato back on her own feet will be the first big step in getting this aging airframe back into the air. You must learn to walk before you can run (fly), right?
At least when the plane is ready to roll, it will have a new pair of shoes.
Fresh tires for the mains and nose wheel assemblies when the plane is ready to roll out of the hangar.
When the plane is ready to roll, we will be rolling the video camera to capture that moment, as well as all other milestones we reach along the way in this exciting endeavor.