The National Air & Space Museum is hard at work preparing their rare Curtiss SB2C Helldiver for display. The restoration team re-attached the freshly painted wings this past Sunday in the Mary Baker Engen Restoration hangar at NASM’s Udvar-Hazy Center. The vertical stabilizer was due to arrive at the museum on Wednesday for reassembly. The team hope to roll her into position in the main display hall before the weekend, although it may take a couple more days as there are always small details which take longer than expected.
The evocative and now sadly rare whine of three Pratt&Whitney JT8D engines ringing in close harmony echoed over Paine Field in Everett, Washington as the prototype Boeing 727 airliner made her final flight today; a short hop […]
The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut is currently undertaking the wholesale restoration of their Douglas DC-3, and WarbirdsNews thought our readers would enjoy hearing about their progress so far. Interestingly, this really is […]
Meier Motors has another successful restoration under their belt with the first flight of Jerry Yagen’s ‘Messerschmitt Bf-109G-4’ on August 11th. Veteran warbird pilot and current RAF instructor, Flt.Lt. Charlie Brown was the lucky man […]