Restoration Updates April 2019
B-17 Flying Fortress
April 30, 2019
Our restoration team attached the wing tips to both the left and right wing.
April 28, 2019
We are putting in the bomb bay doors after a few weeks of working on them.
April 14, 2019
Our restoration team’s handiwork with the paint brush is truly remarkable! The first insignia is on the right wing tip.
April 1, 2019
We are adding the accessory package which includes the starter, generator, hoses, and small hardware to complete the setup on the engine.
April 16, 2019
We are assembling the R-1820-76 Wright Cyclone engine.
April 7, 2019
The first picture shows the intake and exhaust valves after wire brushing to clean them up. Each valve has two coiled springs. The second picture shows a cylinder before media blasting and clear coating with clear enamel spray. The cylinder on left has been cleaned, blasted and clear coated.
April 13, 2019
We are adding more signs for our outdoor aircraft. Check them out when you visit the Museum of Aviation.
April 10, 2019
The concrete for the F-15 pedestal foundation was poured.