|This G-44 Widgeon has had some major repairs and alterations over the last three and a half years.|
|The plane is owned by Pete and Maralyn Soby of Boulder Colorado. It was brought to Cranland in Hanson, MA for an engine conversion to TIO 540 Lycomings.|
|First other modifications were made such as water and land gross weight increases and the replacement of the center section due to corrosion.|
|Several field approvals such as the installation of Cessna adjustable seats|
|and composite spinner domes.|
|It was finally flown by Dennis Burke and brought to American Aero Services for a final inspection and to complete the pile of paperwork to make it all airworthy.|
|This is Mike Maurano of "Alumaurano Custom Metal Works".
The subtle smile of approval after flying the plane for the first time.
|Three and a half years of fabricating comes together to make an incredible flying plane.
The plane made several test flights and is now home in Colorado.
Good Luck Pete!