Since the airplane still had original fabric and had been well preserved by Phil Harbaugh since it last flew in 1969, it was all pretty much as it came out of the factory. I took hundreds of pictures as I took it apart of all the details to help in reassembly. These are available to anyone who needs to see how something was originally done by Mooney.
Since I wanted to keep the airplane as original as practical, I saved the sections of the fabric with the paint design and scanned them into the computer so they could be exactly reproduced. A local graphics company cut them out of vinyl and has all the patterns to cut them for anyone else who may need them. Same with the placards, all were reproduced by silk screen method.
The ship has a modern com radio, transponder with encoder and an electric horizon as well as a GPS. If I ever make a cross country as long as those done by Phil, it will be a lot easier to navigate.
As you can see, the fuselage is essentially finished. The tail is ready for recover and the wing not far behind. With luck, it can fly before year's end.