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.
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...]
Steve Jantz reports that last Saturday a small group of volunteers installed the the first engine on “Doc”. This is a milestone on this ongoing project. Two more engines await preparation and to be installed. A fourth engine is in the finishing stages at Anderson Aeromotive,, Grangeville, Idaho. Progress Continues.