American Aero was contracted to restore a Piper L-4 for the U.S. Army
It was picked up and delivered back to the shop for restoration. The L-4 was very original in parts and systems but lacked an authentic paint scheme, markings and was in of covering.
L-4 before documentaion and restoration
Interior before restoration
Radio operators seat
New floor boards
While the interior was being restored, new floor boards were fabricated and installed.
The fuselage was stripped, inspected, epoxy primed and topcoated before covering.
Painting of fuselage before covering
Covering of fuselage
Wing inspection and covering
A new greenhouse was installed during the restoration.
Restored instrument panel
The instruments were restored to original appearance and markings for the Piper L-4.