XP-82 Twin Mustang

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…]

The XP-82 is getting really close to completion! (photo via Tom Reilly)

XP-82 Twin Mustang – June, 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! Since the project is coming very close to completion, there are fewer and fewer major accomplishments that can be photographed. Therefore project updates will now come every two or three months[Read More…]

English wheeling one of the fairings. (photo via Tom Reilly)

XP-82 Twin Mustang – May, 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! Electrical The restoration team is in the last phases of testing each electrical circuit. These are quite complicated systems in the XP-82 and also the first twenty B-model Twin Mustangs, which[Read More…]

XP-82 Twin Mustang – March/April 2017 – Restoration Update

XP-82 Twin Mustang – March/April 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! Wing Tips After what seems like forever, the forming and welding of the seams on the two wing tips are now completed with the exception of their final[Read More…]

The XP-82 is getting really close to completion! (photo via Tom Reilly)

XP-82 Twin Mustang – February/March 2017 – Restoration Update

WarbirdsNews has received the latest XP-82 Twin Mustang restoration update from Tom Reilly at his workshop in Douglas, Georgia. This update is a couple of weeks later than usual, as they’ve had a lot on their plate finishing up all of the small, but still-hard-to-do details. So here’s what they’ve been up to this past month and a half! Lower[Read More…]