A cowling which has been spun and pressed out. It will later need to be cut and finished to fit around the engine and propeller boss, to fit exactly the engine being used.
The pictures below show a newly fabricated main fuel tank - the larger one of the two in the Camel. The fuel and oil tanks have all been made from tinned steel by Grant Garner of G&M Aerotanks.
The gravity fuel tank under construction.
|Above, the gravity fuel tank and, to the left, the oil tanks. On the right is an original oil tank. It could possibly be repaired but the work to ensure it is oil tight might damage it. We are using just as a sample and pattern for plans.|