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A Messerschmitt coming together using a Hispano Buchon as a starting point. (photo via John Muszala)

Pacific Fighters ‘Messerschmitt Bf-109’ – Restoration Update

Not content to sit on their laurels following the marvelous restoration of P-51B “Berlin Express”, Pacific Fighters is now hard at work on the restoration of Hispano Buchon C.4K-130 for Jack Erickson’s collection in Madras, Oregon. The aircraft is one of a couple of dozen examples which Group Captain Hamish Mahaddie acquired from the Spanish Air Force during the 1960s to[Read More…]

P-51B “Berlin Express” Takes To The Sky

P-51B “Berlin Express” Takes To The Sky

John Muszala eased the throttle forwards on a cool November day in Idaho Falls, Idaho. The Merlin engine built into a throaty roar as the P-51B Mustang accelerated down the runway, and lifted into the sky again for the first time in seventy years. The restored fighter is based around the remains of P-51B 43-24837. This Mustang flew with the[Read More…]

by November 27, 2014 10 comments Warbird Restorations, Warbirds News