Summary: Five men assemble the nose section, trailing section, and ribs; apply plywood skins and reinforcements; and do the final sanding and varnishing. A supervisor inspects and approves this glider wing (serial number 855AL; part number 28066 on tag). The inboard panel is now ready for fabric covering.
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Pratt, Read Corporation Records, 1839-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.