What i`ve Painted

Discussion in 'Aviation' started by AVRoe, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. AVRoe

    AVRoe Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Occupation:
    Aircraft Painter
    Location:
    Herrsching,near München
    Some of the aircraft i`ve painted.
     
  2. Arsenal VG-33

    Arsenal VG-33 Member

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2007
    Messages:
    455
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Location:
    Indiana
    Very nice work! That Dornier seaplane is a RARE bird, even if it does have modern engines.
     
  3. FLYBOYJ

    FLYBOYJ "THE GREAT GAZOO"
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2005
    Messages:
    23,208
    Likes Received:
    790
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Aircraft Maintenance Manager/ Flight Instructor
    Location:
    Colorado, USA
  4. Micdrow

    Micdrow “Archive”
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2006
    Messages:
    7,716
    Likes Received:
    424
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Occupation:
    Manufacture Tech
    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Very cool!!!!
     
  5. ToughOmbre

    ToughOmbre Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2007
    Messages:
    4,182
    Likes Received:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Occupation:
    Retired from Verizon Communications - Now Working for Point Lobster Company, Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ
    Location:
    Jersey Shore, USA
    Very nice work :!:

    TO
     
  6. Gnomey

    Gnomey World Travelling Doctor
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2004
    Messages:
    41,790
    Likes Received:
    519
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    Doctor
    Location:
    Portsmouth / Royal Deeside, UK
    Home Page:
  7. DerAdlerIstGelandet

    DerAdlerIstGelandet Der Crew Chief
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2004
    Messages:
    41,771
    Likes Received:
    687
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    A&P - Aircraft Technician
    Location:
    USA/Germany
    I did not know you worked for Dyncorp? I am trying to get hired on with them right now. Thos pics up there look like they were taken in Mannheim? I have been told if I am hired I will be working up in Mannheim.

    A few look like Gieb...

    I cant see the tail numbers on the Hawks up there. What tail numbers are they? Do you remember? I am asking because they could have been our helicopters.

    When we returned from Iraq they were reset and repainted in Mannheim.
     
  8. ccheese

    ccheese Member In Perpetuity
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Jul 10, 2007
    Messages:
    12,669
    Likes Received:
    96
    Trophy Points:
    48
    Occupation:
    R E T I R E D !!
    Location:
    Virginia Beach, Va.
    Sounds like a very cool job..... Bet you enjoy your work....

    Charles
     
  9. Thorlifter

    Thorlifter Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2004
    Messages:
    7,911
    Likes Received:
    189
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Occupation:
    IT Nerd
    Location:
    Dallas, Tx Jubail, Saudi Arabia
    That would be fun to paint all those aircraft.
     
  10. Heinz

    Heinz Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 6, 2007
    Messages:
    7,731
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    36
    Occupation:
    Student, Musician, Writer, Thinker, Shelf Stacker...
    Location:
    Melbourne, Victoria
    wow great job! I mean that in the sense I'd love to do it :)
     
  11. Soundbreaker Welch?

    Soundbreaker Welch? Active Member

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2006
    Messages:
    1,900
    Likes Received:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    38
    Occupation:
    Still a student
    Location:
    Colorado, USA
    That looks like fun! I wish I could do something like that, though model planes are fun! How many days did it take you to paint the big planes? Even the helicopters I bet took a while.
     
  12. AVRoe

    AVRoe Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Occupation:
    Aircraft Painter
    Location:
    Herrsching,near München
    I work for RUAG aerospace Oberpfaffenhofen near München.We only get the hawks when they need paint stripping repaint. I´ll look at the old paper work for the others if you want.
     
  13. AVRoe

    AVRoe Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Occupation:
    Aircraft Painter
    Location:
    Herrsching,near München
    A 747 11 days (Strip paint),the dragonfly 21 days. the smaller private aircraft are more work.Its a nice job but hard, Paint stripper burns your skin NOT NICE,sanding with a 5 kilo sander under the wings for 7 hours NOT NICE, Painting,Design ect nice.Like every job it has its good bad points,at this moment in time i´m painting a AS332L2 Super Puma (Cougar) a S**t job.
     
  14. DerAdlerIstGelandet

    DerAdlerIstGelandet Der Crew Chief
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2004
    Messages:
    41,771
    Likes Received:
    687
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    A&P - Aircraft Technician
    Location:
    USA/Germany
    Yeah I flew one down there about 3 years ago and dropped it off for stripping and painting after we returned form Kosovo.
     
  15. AVRoe

    AVRoe Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Occupation:
    Aircraft Painter
    Location:
    Herrsching,near München
    Some times i really enjoy my work,when it leaves the hanger newly painted.
     
  16. AVRoe

    AVRoe Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Occupation:
    Aircraft Painter
    Location:
    Herrsching,near München
    Do you know any of the crew in th e photos, they were as sound as a Pound.
     
  17. AVRoe

    AVRoe Member

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2007
    Messages:
    208
    Likes Received:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    16
    Occupation:
    Aircraft Painter
    Location:
    Herrsching,near München
    ADLER Listen carefully, in the back ground
     
  18. DerAdlerIstGelandet

    DerAdlerIstGelandet Der Crew Chief
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2004
    Messages:
    41,771
    Likes Received:
    687
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Occupation:
    A&P - Aircraft Technician
    Location:
    USA/Germany
    No that was not my unit in those pictures.

    If you have any pics with a tail number of 95266--- (last 3 being the last numbers) it is a good chance it was my unit.

    I believe the aircraft we dropped off for painting was 47 or 33 or 37. Not sure anymore, it was several years ago.
     
Loading...

Share This Page