MY-14 got more equipment
Keskiviikko 24.5.2017 - Reino Myllymäki
There is a metallic map box on the left hand side of the cockipit of the VL Myrsky II. Luckily we have an original part. The proper box is in a good condition but a little crooked and the leather strap was in poor condition.
The map box was blasted by glass balls, straightened, primed by Isotrol lacquer and painted to colour tone Ral 7045 (gray). The leather strap was renewed but the popper is original. The strap was riveted to the box. The box was fixed by renews bolts and screws to the cockpit.
There is a fresh air lever on the right side of the cockpit. The original was in a very poor condition. Luckily a quite complete original part was found from the storages of the Finnish Air Force Museum. Only the another fastening band was lacking.
The fresh air lever was blasted and painted. The help texts were renewed, too. The lacking fastening band was substituted by a repaired original part. The wire of the lever will be installed later.