9467A is a 1949 Cessna 140A. We call him Albert.

Albert was flying just fine till a gear box broke, tearing the right gear out from under him.

We are finally getting around to working on Albert.

We had to repair the wing tip and the vertical fin.

Time for removing the rear wing root fairings and cleaning up underneath.
All fixed up, polished and reinstalled.

The airplane had a strange shoulder harness installed. The former installation required holes in the roof top to access bolts to secure the harness. A new cabin roof was installed. The old one had tears in it and the holes for the former shoulder harness. New Hooker harness shoulder harness attach points installed.

Brakes removed, overhauled, reassembled and reinstalled.
Interestingly, this airplane did not have right side brakes.

Lots of things on this airplane have never been removed.
These are Reed Prince screws. An idea that never took off.

Meanwhile... We have a CRAZY friend who likes to polish for his 'therapy'.
He has been working on each of the completed pieces and it is starting to look fantastic!

New Windows installed. Radios installed.

Paint is unveiled. All the onlookers Oooooh and Aaaahhhhh.

New windshield installed. Firewall installed.

Time to get the wings on...

The newly covered seats are installed. The new panel is in.

The aircraft is actually weighed. 973 lbs!

Some individual pictures.....

Original seat back on the left. New seat back on the right.....

We made it to OSH, got parked, and Don declared the inside of the
cowl unfinshed and needing more polish. EAA put a picture of Albert up.

After a few days this appeared on the prop!

Saturday night we were awarded the Reserve Grand Champion Classic Division.
A Silver Lindy!


Some more finished pictures.

Who Says polished airplanes aren't magnetic?

Photo by Matt Rohrer! Well done Matt!