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Blades Aviation Paint Process Tutorial

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Murphy Float Plane with extra corrosion coat and float work.

 

Aircraft is stripped of all original paint

 

Sheet metal repairs done as needed

 

Fiberglass and body work done as required

 

Aircraft alodined and acid etched for corrosion prevention

 

Initial primer coat applied

 

Zinc chromate or strodium chromate applied as per customer request

 

 

 

Aircraft is masked and base color coat applied

 

Aircraft masked for secondary base coat

 

Secondary base coat is applied

 

 

 

Controls have first and second base coats applied concurrently with aircraft for continuity of color and to expedite painting process. Controls are then balanced as per manufactures maintenance procedures.

 

Aircraft is masked for trim coats

 

Masking is removed and wing walk applied

 

Floats and aircraft are detailed and inspected

 

Controls reinstalled a and registration is put on aircraft as per FAA and DOT requirements

 

Spinner is reinstalled after inspection and polishing

 

Aircraft detailed and inspected

Final delivery to happy owner

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