Our restoration team is treating the corroded areas on the aft section of the inner wing, on the B-17. The latches have just been fixed, and they are going to polish the wing and paint the inside. Then it will
On the third Saturday of every May, the United States of America celebrates Armed Forces Day. Since the holiday was created back in 1949, it has been a day to celebrate not just one or two of our military branches,
Restoration update on the HU-16! Our restoration team cleaned up the windows for the Albatross, and filled in the old holes with liquid epoxy and re-drilled new holes to fit. They also restored, cleaned, and repainted the nose landing gear
Thank you to those of you who have donated to our Auction Raffle/Taste of Local Cuisine event, as of May 8th!
These are the before and after pictures of the restoration of the B-17 wing tip assembly. The restoration of the wing tip took about 80 man hours and several fasteners!
The HU-16’s new nose landing gear was cleaned
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Bibb Distributing Company
After several weeks of modifying and manufacturing several structural components along with a new skin panel, the wing tip on the B-17 is now ready for final assembly.
Our restoration team riveted the skin panels that went on
Thank you to those who have donated to the Brig Gen Robert L. Scott, Jr. Memorial Scramble Golf Tournament!
Charles H. Jones Family Foundation
Burgess Pigment Company