Last time Evan flew the Bleriot, the skid snapped of. Probably because the weld of the bracket holding it wasn’t the best.
That bracket is fixed now, but at the same time we noticed that the skid started wearing quite a bit.
Were it’s going over the runway was all flat with square edges, and that probably resulted in the skid snapping as it happened when Evan was turning.
So to fix / improve that, I started making a shoe that goes over the skid or stick.
Had a bit of steel left over of the safety harness support frame, and shaped it so it had nice round edges, made cuts in it so it can be bend to the right shape and then welded.
Made an extra strip for more wear protection to go at the bottom of the shoe.
That should do the trick 😊