B-17 “Champaign Lady”

B-17 “Champaign Lady” Restoration- Video Update

B-17 “Champaign Lady” Restoration- Video Update

An Alaska TV station has been following the progress of the B-17 “Champaign Lady” restoration. It started with a report on our recovery of a B-17 in the Alaska wilderness two years ago. This summer the same TV station visited the museum in Urbana, Ohio to get an update. See their reports. Original Report from 2 years ago:   Video[Read More…]

Champaign Aviation Museum’s B-17 Champaign Lady
(Image Credit: Champaign Aviation Museum)

Restoration Update – Boeing B-17G “Champaign Lady”

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, following nearly a decade of hard work repairing/remanufacturing the various components and subcomponents. The team has chronicled their latest endeavors so well, we felt our[Read More…]