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Flatwork parts, fuse and tail feather jigs and pre-formed tubing kits will be available shortly. The tubing kit comes already formed for the cluster intersections and ready to tack up. Both tacked and finish-welded fuselages will be available.
Steen Aero is now releasing a select few sets of plans to qualified builders who wish to share in this exciting adventure and build in parallel with the factory. We ask that you have previous experience in building wood, tube and fabric, ideally aerobatic biplanes. The fuselage plans are complete, and the wing plans are nearing completion. General unrestricted availability of plans and parts will be six to nine months.