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.
Doc’s Friends reported on Friday that their restoration team working to return the B-29 Superfortress known as ‘Doc’ to flying condition is making the final push to get the aircraft ready for the FAA inspection. […]
de Havilland Mosquito engines being run up http://t.co/WqGBK8vrZq #aviation #airline pic.twitter.com/WvGNHsSu21 — Centre For Aviation (@centre4aviation) April 18, 2014 Bob Jens’ deHavilland Mosquito B.35 VR796, under long-term rebuild at Victoria Air Maintenance, Ltd. in British […]
The Commemorative Air Force’s Utah Wing is making rapid progress with the restoration of their Boeing-Stearman N2S Kaydet in their hangar at Russ McDonald Field in Heber City, Utah. Their Kaydet rolled off the production line in […]