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Restorers and promises to come

29 April 2013

Restorers and promises to come

At times an inconvenient sign but a welcome one all the same — photo by Joseph May

Volunteers of the USAF Armament Museum in Valparaiso FL taking off the old paint of this F-4* Phantom II so that a new livery can be applied — photo by Joseph May

Technician riveting the skin onto the wing of a restoration Fw 190 at White One (Weisse Eins) in Kissimmee FL — photo by Joseph May

F4U Corsair assemblage at the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola FL — photo by Joseph May

Another tantalizing fuselage with other aircraft of the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola FL — photo by Joseph May

Restored WW II veteran C-47 Skytrain at the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in Titusville FL — photo by Joseph May

A F11F Tiger** fresh to the restoration hangar at the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum in Titusville FL — photo by Joseph May

Engine undergoing rework at the National Museum of th e USAF near Dayton OH — photo by Joseph May

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* We appreciate the update from Tom W who notes that the F-4C has been fully repainted (see comment, below)

** Our thanks to Ed G for providing the correct name for the Grumman F11F (see comment, below)

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4 Comments leave one →
  1. Ed G permalink
    29 April 2013 14:20

    Great photos! However, the Grumman F11F was the Tiger, not the Tigercat – that was the F7F.

    • travelforaircraft permalink*
      2 May 2013 13:07

      Right you are, of course. Thank you for the correction and I’ll amend the post. Joe

  2. Tom W permalink
    30 April 2013 22:10

    The F-4C has been repainted when I visited USAF Armaments Museum on Feb 28, 2013.

    • travelforaircraft permalink*
      2 May 2013 13:06

      Thanks for the update — it is a useful one 🙂

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