New booms (spars) for the Mark IX Roseland Spitfire arrived at the Vintage Wings of Gatineau hangar not long ago.
Along with the new spars came some old ones, giving us a copy we could replicate.
The old spars (with holes) beside our new spars. Photo HF.
The old spars in place, testing to make sure all the holes line up before replicating with the new ones. Photo HF.
The first hole in the new Mk IX Spitfire spar. Photo Andrej Janik.