At long last, a matching aileron

A year or more ago, I discovered a crack in the skin of my left aileron, probably caused by someone being careless when washing the plane. I got the aileron re-skinned, but it’s been a hideous sea green color (from the chromate anti-oxidation coating) for some time. A week and a half ago or so I showed up to go fly and Ta-Da – white aileron!

It’s tough to overestimate how much better I think it makes the plane look. I know this is 95% psychological, but I’ve gone from thinking of having the plane repainted every time I fly to just basking it its beauty.

Enjoy these pictures of my aileron.

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