The Boeing B-29 Superfortress known as ‘Doc’ is in the final days of her restoration. There are just a few minor details to finish with the avionics installation, and setting the limits for the flaps and gear doors, but other than that the old girl is ready to go. The restoration team in Wichita, Kansas had hoped to have her[Read More...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
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.