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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    Hello guys. I will be posting updates shortly. Have had my hands full at work. cheers! Airbourne
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    Pitts S-2s scratch build- Bourne from Africa

    pleased to know you Tom. I have also analysed some pitts S2s fuselage available on the web. They really helped during the construction.
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    Pitts S-2s scratch build- Bourne from Africa

    :):pilot: the airplane design stole a part of my heart. i'm determined to see it through. thanks for the info on the rib gussets and wood dimension, i can work around that. made some of my rib gussets from a 2mm thick plywood. You are right on the plans, but i'm working with what i can get...
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    Pitts S-2s scratch build- Bourne from Africa

    measured from an S2s picture then scaled it up. need to correct the rear spar attach point for the lower wing. that will be done today. cheers Bourne
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    yeah.. used ply as gussets for the joints
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    You really have a point concerning the ply wood. I know it needs specific layers. I have some foreign plywood that meets the requirement. still experimenting with the wood strips. I had to scrap 8 out of 10 ribs over the weekend. will be taking a different approach. realised that adding a bevel...
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    with a supercharger attached, we ll be looking at 210hp in the least. efficiency in terms of control harmony
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    hi Richard, yeah, it’s a little thicker than the 3/32 rod.
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    What are the performance numbers?
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    almost looks as cool as the dr107
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    I think the no.8 was really the only monoplane Curtis was happy with. he bested at biplanes
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    lol.. sounds funny when you put it like that
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    Pitts S-2s scratch build- Bourne from Africa

    hello don, following through with the pitts build. looking To design the next build myself. the nose ribs will be cut out of half inch plywood and fitted efore spar mounting. thanks for the warm welcome. cheers Bourne
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    Pitts S-2s scratch build- Bourne from Africa

    thank you I’m in north-Central Nigeria. i appreciate the warm welcome.
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    Are you referring to the speed for the single wing or the stock pitts? the engine for this is a Subaru single cam ej25_165hp
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    I appreciate you guys. hope you ll stick around while I complete this pitts
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    C wouldve used control cables and pulleys. thanks for the info Ron.
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    Th thanks for you all. i ll stick to the s2-s build and complete it- with some modifications of course. The next build will be of my own design cheers Bourne
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    Cruise speed : 260 mph-280 mph range: 750 - 800 miles payload: 50lbs the taper is just for maneuverability. I believe it’s more efficient. Considering some data and Red Bull airplanes
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    PITTS s2s single wing conversion(monoplane)

    The DR107 is exactly what the finished product could look like
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