B-29 “Doc”

B-29 “Doc” Update, Flaps Installation

B-29 “Doc” Update, Flaps Installation

Volunteers with Doc’s Friends have now installed the flaps on the B-29. The flaps were the last major structural items left to go on the Superfortress, and over thirty people helped with the process. “It has been incredible to witness the dedication of all the volunteers supporting Doc’s Friends throughout this journey. Taking the time out of their own week to work on[Read More...]

by September 15, 2014 4 comments B-29 "Doc", Warbird Restorations
B-29 “Doc” Now Wears All Four Engines & Props

B-29 “Doc” Now Wears All Four Engines & Props

The Boeing B-29 known as “Doc” took a big leap forwards on her journey back to flight this past weekend as her restoration crew installed the last of her four engines and propellers. Barring unforeseen circumstances, Doc could be flying again in the next few months. Please visit Doc’s Friends website HERE to see how you can help get this mighty aircraft flying[Read More...]

by June 23, 2014 5 comments B-29 "Doc", Warbird Restorations
B-29 ‘DOC’ Restoration Update

B-29 ‘DOC’ Restoration Update

This is just a brief report, but Warbirds News is pleased to note that the restoration team working in Wichita, Kansas on the Boeing B-29 Superfortress known as “Doc” is making a full-court press to get the aircraft ready for its first flight this summer, hopefully in June. As can be seen in the image above, all of the engines are[Read More...]

by March 12, 2014 18 comments B-29 "Doc", Warbird Restorations
Update On B-29 “DOC”

Update On B-29 “DOC”

After catching up with Tony Mazzolini for an update a couple of weeks ago, yesterday we had the opportunity to talk with Scott Sarver.Scott is volunteer of ‘Doc’s Friends” ,the  group of business leaders from Wichita, KS which founded the organization  in early 2013 with a vision to see the historic Boeing B-29 Superfortress restored to flying condition.

by January 23, 2014 0 comments B-29 "Doc", Warbird Restorations
Progress on B-29 “Doc”

Progress on B-29 “Doc”

The restoration of  the Boeing B-29 Superfortreess “Doc” is moving very fast. Steve Jantz, official photographer of Doc’s Friends, snet us an update and few pictures. Doc’s Friends is the group of business leaders from Wichita, KS that founded the organization in early 2013 with a vision to see the historic Boeing B-29 Superfortress known as Doc restored to flying[Read More...]

by January 9, 2014 0 comments B-29 "Doc", Warbird Restorations