B-17 LIBERTY BELLE NOVEMBER 2017

The following is an outline of the completed  work for the B-17 project.

 

Nov 2017

  • Continued on restoration of second throttle quadrant
  • Installed missing pulley assemblies on second throttle quadrant
  • Throttle quadrant decals reproduced and applied on second throttle quadrant
  • Decals reproduced and installed on second mag panel
  • Decals reproduced and installed on second control panel
  • Cut longerons to length

THROTTLE-PULLEY-1 THROTTLE-PULLEY-2 THROTTLE-PULLEY-3THROTTLE-REFURB-2

COVER-FIX-1 KNOB-1 KNOB-2 KNOB-3 PHENOLIC1 PHENOLIC2 THROTTLE-REFURB-1

THROTTLE-REFURB-3 THROTTLE-REFURB-4 THROTTLE-REFURB-5PANEL-1LONGERON-1

 

B-17 LIBERTY BELLE SEPTEMBER 2017

Sept 2017

  • Continued work on throttle quadrant
  • All pulley assemblies removed from throttle quadrant
  • Each pulley inspected and serviced where required
  • All pulleys cleaned and repainted
  • Steel pulley shafts cleaned, inspected and polished
  • Phenolic and aluminum spacers and friction discs cleaned and inspected
  • Steel parts zinc plated where needed
  • Stripped throttle quadrant repaired where needed, blasted, and repainted

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