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The Wright 1911 Model B Flyer

These pictures, from October 2002, are of the fabric being fitted and attached to the wings of the Flyer. Click on the images for larger views.


On the left, we see the fabric and wing panel on the wing fixture prior to sewing the sleeves to the ribs. On the right, the fabric is fitted to the bottom of the wing, showing the sleeves prior to sewing them around the wing ribs.


These images are of the muslin fabric being fitted to the right lower wing panel.


Another image of the muslin being fitted to the right lower wing panel (L), and the top of the wing fabric being tacked to the bottom of the front wing spar (R).


On the left, the wing panel is sprayed with fabric sealer, and on the right, we see the wing panel with the fabric installed.


Here, the wing rib sleeves are sewed to the ribs.


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