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Both props turning during the Twin Pioneer's recent engine run. (photo by Phil Buckley)

Twin Pioneer Restoration Update from Downunder

Twin Pioneer Close to Flying Down Under by Mark Booth/Phil Buckley and photos by Phil Buckley We thought our readers might enjoy a restoration update on the Scottish Aviation Twin Pioneer at Wedderburn Airfield near Sydney, Australia that we reported on back in December, 2016 (see HERE). The rare Short Take Off and Landing (STOL) transport will soon become the only flying[Read More…]

by September 18, 2017 0 comments Aircraft Restoration
The project's XP-82 Twin Mustang during her trials with the experimental, center-mounted machine-gun pod.  (photo via Tom Reilly)

XP-82 Twin Mustang – August, 2017 – Restoration Update

WarbirdsNews has received the latest XP-82 Twin Mustang restoration update from Tom Reilly at his workshop in Douglas, Georgia, and we thought you would all be pleased to see the latest progress! As we mentioned in our last update in early July, since the project is coming very close to completion, there are fewer major accomplishments that can be photographed, which means[Read More…]

CAF Helps Airlift Relief Supplies to Hurricane-Ravaged Beaumont, Texas

CAF Helps Airlift Relief Supplies to Hurricane-Ravaged Beaumont, Texas

No one can fail to recognize that right now, much of the Gulf Coast is reeling in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Beaumont, Texas was one of those towns most severely affected by the storm and the deluge which followed. Over the last couple of days, relief has been pouring in from across the United States and other parts of the[Read More…]

by September 2, 2017 0 comments Press Releases
A vintage photograph of an Airspeed Oxford in flight (over Canada during WWII). The B-24 Liberator Memorial Fund is building one of these WWII training aircraft, virtually from scratch, to sit alongside their B-24 as testament to the bomber crew's story. (photo via Wikipedia)

Australian Airspeed Oxford – Project Update

Update on the B-24 Liberator Restoration Fund’s Airspeed Oxford Replica Report Collated by Phil Buckley with much thanks to Judy Gilbert and the B-24 Liberator team. Most readers will have heard about the former Royal Australian Air Force B-24M Liberator A72-176 (ex-44-41956) under restoration in Werribee, Victoria. The project is run, very capably, by the B-24 Liberator Restoration Fund. However, few people outside[Read More…]

by September 1, 2017 0 comments Aircraft Restoration, Aviation Museum News
Lope's Hope is coming together. (photo via AirCorps Aviation)

Texas Flying Legends P-51C – Restoration Report – June/July 2017

As many of our readers will know, WarbirdsNews is proud to have AirCorps Aviation as a sponsor. Their world-class aeronautical facility offers so much more than the traditional warbird shop … they are a one-stop shop for practically every aspect of warbird restoration from detailed historical research, to design to fabrication of the most complex and unique components. They focus on the details both[Read More…]