Another "bird is hatching" in Lakeside, Cape Town.
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A Cozy Mark 3 being built by Ernie de Goveia.
Ernie has decided to sell his MK 3 to Rego Burger.
On the 27th October Rego came down to Cape Town, and the local Cozy builders and others rallied around to help load the trailler. So the building story will continue in Port Elizabeth.
The Mk3 with its nose in the sun for the first time in many years. Ernie is watching procedings. The white braided belting is going around the back legs so it can be pulled up onto the trailer with the winch.
Guiding the front wheel in the channel.
Up she comes.
Now for the wings and canard and elevators.
Ernie, Johanna, Rego, Bill and Pieter, it was a very hot day well over 30 degrees with no wind.
Ernies wifes car will see the inside of a garage for the first time in its life.
Cowling being modified
Pieces of the baffles being made.
Instrument panel coming along.
Cockpit and inside of the canopy painted, next the instrument panels and wiring.
The top cowling made The underside cowling made
The top cowling moulding being made. Looking down the length of the right side towards the rear.