last updated December 2015

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FALCO         

 

 

 

Sequoia Aircraft Corporation

The Falco's proven record and engineering puts it in a class by itself. It was designed by Stelio Frati, one of the great aircraft designers of all time. It was certified as a production aircraft. It was built as a production aircraft and has a history of over 40 years of use by pilots in Europe. Now, with many refinements, the Sequoia Falco is a modern, state-of-the-art aircraft built from kits and flown by pilots all over the world.

We were asked to develop the molds for the cowling and also produce these parts. The cowling plug was produced from “a stack” of paper drawings (no CAD available then) Alfred Scott, the owner and “drafter” understood the risk of fabricating expensive and molds JUST FROM MEASUREMENTS AND DRAWINGS!. The result was “FLAWLESS”. Despite the complex shape and the close tolerances there were no changes needed. We are still the sole supplier for these cowlings. The molds are still in good shape after some 30 years of use.

We subsequently fabricated most of the molds for all the other composite parts for the aircraft. We are still producing parts out of the same molds.

After some 30 years there have been some recent changes at Sequoia Aircraft Corporation and also at CODEVCO LLC. We are running only limited fabrication sequences at this time. The current 2015 fabrication details  (concluded as of October 18, 2015) can be viewed following the link. At this time there are no plans for another run, however, the molds will be well taken care of and will be available for future fabrication purposes by us, or others. They survived IKE and hopefully do not have to survive another Hurricane !

Fred Jiran

Links:

2015 fabrication details

Parts still available

List and "pics" of parts we can fabricate

Some notes about the COMPOSITE COMPONENTS

 

 

 

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