These shims are original equipment from the wing of the B-17. We were able to salvage them, clean them up and put new nut plates in. They are used to anchor in the air intakes for the wing.
Thank you to our Georgia Invitational Golf Donors!
Owen, Margaret and Tofie
Jeff Smith Automotive
Swearingen, Pat and Carl
Our restoration team took one of the inner-wing sections of the B-17 with the crane, and laid it horizontal. One step closer to getting it mounted on the aircraft.
We are working on the baffles from
B-17 Restoration Update: This is the damage at the number 4 engine nacelle! Very extensive! We will have to depanel that area and rebuild it totally.
More restoration updates on the number 4 engine nacelle on the B-17:
Thank you to everyone who donated auction items and cuisine to our Auction Raffle and Taste of Local Cuisine event this year! The proceeds will go towards the Foundation’s STEM Education programs and operations.
Thank you Total Wine & More for your Private Wine Class for 20 ($500 value) donation to our Auction/Raffle and Taste of Local Cuisine Event! We appreciate you being a member of our community!
June 3, 2018
B-17 Restoration Update: The left inner wing section is, for intents and purposes, done! All structural items are complete, just some polishing left to do!
June 4, 2018
Ready to install the copilot and center
LOCATIONS SELLING AUCTION/RAFFLE TICKETS 2018
WARNER ROBINS LOCATIONS:
MUSEUM OF AVIATION GIFT SHOP
WARNER ROBINS CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU
SHANE’S RIB SHACK – 2 LOCATIONS
WATSON BLVD AND LAKE JOY RD
MORRIS BANK –
Congratulations to our Volunteer of the Year, Grant Fossum!
Grant began military service in 1961 in the United States Air Force where he attended the Air Force Academy Prep School and then the Air Force Academy from
Thank you to all who donated to the 3rd Annual Hayneville JamFest! And thank you to Dr. Todd E. Kinnebrew for putting on this great event in support of the Museum of Aviation Foundation!