For those of you unfamiliar with Yellow Bird. Yellow Bird
is one of the unltimate Skybolts that were built. It was built
by the late Hal Wallace, previous owner of Steen Aero Lab.
Hal crafted Yellow Bird to the highest standards and then
hung a massive 300 hp engine on the nose. She's one beautiful
To the best of my knowledge, the shots that have routed ribs
are not of Yellow Bird.
On a trip down to Hal Wallace's place in 1994 (Hal owned
Steen Aero back in the 1990's.) for a Steen Aero Open House
weekend, I took these photos of Yellow Bird before she was
covered. They'll come in handy when building the wings and
other parts of the bird.
If you're building a Skybolt maybe they'll clear up a question
or two that you have about the build. Enjoy....