You can see the springs and struts required
for its construction and can see the degree of complexity and increase
in frontal area that they >create.
Now that the plane is completely painted
it's time to put the wings its on. We are using five gallon plastic
buckets with blankets to support the ends of the wings while the wing roots
are bolted to the fuselage.
This is not really a kit plane, you
must build every component of this plane. With a Kit Plane, you build
only some components, many of the components come pre built. The
rule is the 51% rule where you must build 51% of the entire airplane for
it to be considered a homebuilt airplane.
The Pitts is one of the most highly
popular aerobatic airplanes. When you complete your own kit plane you know
that you accomplished something and you will have one of the most beautiful
aerobatic airplanes anywhere.