Center section and fittings
Did the top first...
... And the bottom. The only thing left to do is leading edge and trailing edge tapes. Then the Center Section will be ready for more Poly Brush.
While the center section was drying (and I got kinda tired of all this fabric work) I began bead blasting the wing strut hold down plates. You can see the original rusty ones on the top and the bead blasted ones on the bottom.
Then the parts were given a two-part epoxy primer. I used DP90 paint.
Lastly, John Gaertner sent me the links to some old movies showing Hisso powered Jennies:
This one shows the first airmail flight:
And if you were wondering what it was like as an Army cadet back then:
More soon. Enjoy