Is There a Ceconite Instruction Manual?
You Bet! We took the original 1958 Ceconite manual and completely rewrote it... in clear plain English with plenty of photos, illustrations, and vintage cartoons. It covers the whole covering process.
This new and expanded June 2008 revision contains the following chapters:
Chapter 1 - Getting Ready
Chapter 2 - Airframe Preparation
Chapter 3 - Tune Up Your Iron!
Chapter 4 - Attaching the Fabric
Chapter 5 - Let's Do a Wing!
Chapter 6 - Control Surfaces & Fuselage
Chapter 7 - The Big Picture: How Many Coats?
Chapter 8 - Spraying Nitrate
Chapter 9 - Spraying Clear & Silver Butyrate
Chapter 10 - Color Coats
Appendix A - Envelopes & Sewing
Appendix B - Covering Plywood Surfaces
Appendix C - Rejuvenating Fabric
Appendix D - Dealing With Stains
Appendix E - Making Repairs
Appendix F - Airworthiness Limitations
Appendix G - Inspecting Fabric & Coatings
Appendix H - Product Profiles
The Ceconite STC
The Ceconite PMA
The Ceconite Installation Report
The Ceconite Approved Model List
Ceconite Covering Material Estimates