Technical reference material, background documentation and resources.

Covering The Albatros DVa

Lower panel attached to wing and now wing is ready to receive top lozenge fabric.
A step-by-step guide to how the fabric was prepared and applied to the wings and fuselage of the Albatros DVa

German aircraft drawing translations

... compiled by our fellow vintage aviation enthusiast Achim Engels in Germany

White Metal Bearings

Note brass back
“Babbitt” or “White metal” bearings had to be specially machined for our Beardmore engine reproduction.

Working with Irish linen

Detail of SE.5a fuselage fabric
The process for preparing, stretching and covering aircraft with specially-made fabric.

Cable Splicing

The completed splice ready for service
A step-by-step illustrated guide to splicing wire cables for use on classic aircraft.