WarbirdsNews has received the latest installment from the restoration team working to return “Champaign Lady” back to flying condition. The Boeing Flying Fortress, based around the remains of B-17G serial 44-85813, is coming together in leaps and bounds now, […]
Warbirds News received a brief update from the B-17 Alliance Group on progress with the restoration of their B-17G “Lacey Lady”. During a recent work party, volunteers stripped the fabric off the Flying Fortress’s rudder […]
A new benchmark has been reached for the Desert Rat, B-17e Flying Fortress restoration. The “turtle deck” is now fully sheathed in aluminum. Due to extremely cold temperatures, work in the hanger has slowed, […]
After all the sequestration wasn’t that bad for warbird operators. In fact since when the military flybys were stopped, along with air show appearances, due to the sequestration many warbird organizations replaced what the USAF […]
H5 is a production company which offers the convenience, technology and talent that make it easier than ever to capture brilliant, high definition aerial and ground videography. This video si an example.The company works has […]
The mission of Warbirds News is to play a role in safeguarding the heritage of aviation history by providing increased awareness and education through the use of internet based digital media. When the Yankee Air […]
Mike Kellner, with much assistance from Chris Gibson, has just completed the arduous task of installing the top turret shroud on the Desert Rat. The tolerances required were exacting. In combat, the flight engineer manned […]
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