Yankee Composites believes service to our clients, friends, and fellow pilots, is of the utmost importance. The wing you fly holds the most valuable object around… you’re life!
Yankee Composites promises to uphold the highest standards when inspecting your glider.
We also guarantee that you will receive an honest assessment of the repairs or services that your equipment may require.
Jantar: Find aileron bearing problem
Bearing detached from mount
Jantar: Drill more holes
Holes drilled to get to bearings that detached from mount
Find all bearings – cut holes
Holes drilled in many places on each wing.
Patch, then paint
Holes are patched and then repainted.
Off field landings can be rough sometimes. The landing gear and belly needed repair and repainting.
PW-5-landing gear & belly
Landing gear needed repair and belly needed patching
PW-5 gear and belly ready to paint
Repaired gear, composite patches, prime, ready to paint
PW-5- gear & belly repaired
Landing gear and belly repaired and repainted.
Dynamic Light Sport tank area
Ethanol dissolves epoxy finish
Damaged finish removed
Removed damaged surface, scraped and sanded
Surface filled and patched
Surface repaired, filled, patched, and sanded – it is ready to paint.
Ethanol damage repaired
Painted and ready to fly again. Watch out when using Ethanol fuels
ASW-27 land out incident breaks tail boom. The broken tail boom has been cut away is is standing next to the space left where it used to be. The glider is put on a special frame to align the fuselage in preparation for the new composite tail boom to be built.
ASW-27 Tail boom broken
ASW-27 broken tail boom part cut out, glider is on alignment frame.
ASW-27 Tail boom rebuilt
ASW-27 Tail boom rebuilt and vacuum pump is used to cure new surface
ASW-27 after test flight
ASW-27 has new tail boom, painted to match, going back in trailer
This Grob-109 was partially refinished and now looks almost as good as new.
Grob-109 refinish underway
Grob-109 Wings being refinished, large wings, lots of surface area
Grob-109 being polished
Grob-109 final finish on the wings.
Grob-109 ready for test flight, nice shine on the wings.
This Grob-103 looks great with new interior and new exterior finish.
Transformed Grob-103 with new interior and panel.
Grob-103 Looks new inside
Grob 103 Interior Refinished.
Grob-103 fully restored
Grob 103 Fully Restored inside and out.