The construction log page is taking a different
slant. We don't have a Bearhawk kit any longer because it was going to
be several years before I was able to even start on it. Therefore, here
are some pictures that show the wings under construction and what your
kit will look like when it arrives. The folks at
are producing a very fine kit and one of these days we will again
trade some of our dollars for time and let them do the hard stuff.
This is the jig that
AviPro uses to weld
the fuselage's nice and straight.
Photo courtesy of
This is how your kit will look when it is delivered.
Mike, the AviPro delivery man (playing Santa Claus
today) unwrapping the Christmas present.
Remember this is the bare fuselage you are looking at, not the complete AviPro quickbuild kit. There is still a lot of welding to do on this
frame, but the jigging is all done.
The wings, safely crated.
On top of the wings are packed the ailerons and
You can see that the wings are firmly attached to
Very nice and secure...great job of packing for
the long haul.
The completed wing...looks great!
Completed main fuel tanks.
Auxiliary fuel tanks.
Landing gear, welded up, primed and painted.
Landing gear struts.
The firewall/boot cowl package. 21 pieces in all.
Wing strut package...very nicely done!
A better look at the struts.
Wing tips...they weigh in at about 4.5 pounds
Disclaimer! This website
is not to be used as a guide for building your own airplane, as it is
for your entertainment purposes only. The construction techniques
displayed on this website are strictly our way of doing things and are
in no way to be construed as the official way of building a Bearhawk.
This website is not approved by anybody nor is is it in any way
affiliated with AviPro Aircraft, Ltd. Please be sure that your
construction progress is inspected by FAA personnel or competent EAA
tech counselors at various stages of construction.
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