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by DealsGapCobra
Wed Sep 21, 2016 10:58 am
Forum: Giles 202
Topic: Giles 202 SN 15 Build
Replies: 6
Views: 2543

Re: Giles 202 SN 15 Build

One Winged Junkie wrote:For someone such as myself that is only familiar with wood and fabric, can you explain what this picture I am seeing is exactly? It this all carbon fiber?
Yes, the entire plane is constructed of carbon fiber.
by DealsGapCobra
Fri Sep 16, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Giles 202
Topic: Giles 202 SN 15 Build
Replies: 6
Views: 2543

Re: Giles 202 SN 15 Build

Dave, I bought it back late 2009 and just got lucky finding one that was complete (all the parts) but mostly unfinished. One evening I was at a friends helping him with his Berkute project thinking "Man I would really would like a Giles" but I had searched a few years earlier with no success. That n...
by DealsGapCobra
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:39 am
Forum: Giles 202
Topic: Giles 202 SN 15 Build
Replies: 6
Views: 2543

Re: Giles 202 SN 15 Build

Work that I have completed includes closing the second aileron and both wings (added a smoke oil tank to the right wing). The wings bushings and mounts have been installed setting the incidence and dihedral and now I am working on the fuselage. The kit was 'complete' when I bough it and, so far I ha...
by DealsGapCobra
Wed Sep 07, 2016 10:24 am
Forum: Giles 202
Topic: Giles 202 SN 15 Build
Replies: 6
Views: 2543

Giles 202 SN 15 Build

There seems to be some interest in seeing my progress, or possibly watching my pain, as I slowly work on my project. I was lucky enough to find a mostly unfinished kit (the horizontal stabilizer, elevators and one aileron were closed) and the work that was done was structurally sound. Here are some ...
by DealsGapCobra
Tue Sep 06, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Giles 202
Topic: Giles Constructed with Mods
Replies: 4
Views: 1441

Re: Giles Constructed with Mods

I don't think it is necessary for the work to be done during the build. The modification that Eric (BullyAero) has developed can be done just as well on a finished airplane. Once we see the accident report it may be that the modification is not necessary but I do know it addresses what I see as a we...
by DealsGapCobra
Tue Sep 06, 2016 9:44 am
Forum: Giles 202
Topic: Giles 202 Build Photos?
Replies: 2
Views: 998

Giles 202 Build Photos?

I am currently building a 202 and would be happy to post some photos of the progress if anyone would be interested. Most are pretty boring (ex. I am installing the pilot foot rests right now) but I would be happy to share if there is interest.