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XP-82 Twin Mustang – May, 2015 – Restoration Update

XP-82 Twin Mustang – May, 2015 – Restoration Update

  WarbirdsNews has received the latest XP-82 Twin Mustang restoration update from Tom Reilly at his workshop in Douglas, Georgia. Here’s what they’ve been up to this month! Center Section Two team members completed the last of the hydraulic and instrument line hookups, i.e., final brake, pitot, static, vacuum, and electrical conduit lines. They also completed the installation of the[Read More...]

Museum’s PT-13D Restoration Selected for Air Force Heritage Award

Museum’s PT-13D Restoration Selected for Air Force Heritage Award

PRESS RELEASE -The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force was recently selected by the U.S. Air Force History and Museums Program as a recipient of the 2015 Air Force Heritage Award for the restoration of the Stearman PT-13D Kaydet trainer.The award recognizes outstanding achievements by Air Force History and Museums personnel that foster a better understanding and appreciation of[Read More...]

CAF Red Tail Squadron Releases 2015 Summer and Fall Event Schedule

CAF Red Tail Squadron Releases 2015 Summer and Fall Event Schedule

PRESS RELEASE Minneapolis, Minn. – June 1, 2015 – The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Red Tail Squadron, America’s tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen, today announced the summer and fall event schedule for their RISE ABOVE Traveling Exhibit mobile theater and P-51C Mustang Tuskegee Airmen. These innovative outreach vehicles are a unique and FREE opportunity for all ages to experience the[Read More...]

Tyndall QF-4 Phantom Final Mission

Tyndall QF-4 Phantom Final Mission

PRESS RELEASE _ TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla.  – The 82nd Aerial Target Squadron, a subordinate unit of the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group, flew its final QF-4 Phantom mission May 27 marking the end of almost 20 years at Tyndall.Two QF-4 full-scale aerial targets took off around 10:15 a.m. and were successfully destroyed about 30 minutes later by pilots completing their[Read More...]

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Work Underway to Move Lancaster KB882 to Edmonton

Work Underway to Move Lancaster KB882 to Edmonton

Since announcing in late March (click HERE) that Avro Lancaster KB882 will be moving from its home of half a century in Edmundston, New Brunswick to the Alberta Aviation Museum in Edmonton, Alberta, a team has been busy preparing for the re-location. The museum hired Lancaster specialist Tim Mols, of Ingersol, Ontario to lead the complex job of moving this[Read More...]