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1-218-444-4478 PO BOX 847, BEMIDJI, MN 56619

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January 2017
Texas Flying Legends by Chuck Cravens The Christmas season was part of the time period covered by this update so, in honor of the season, I thought I would show a photo that wouldn’t ordinarily make it into an update: This is what an AirCorps-style Christmas tree looks like! The P-47 tail cone is festooned...
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aircorps library
AirCorps Aviation is a multi-faceted organization that continues to branch out into new and exciting endeavors. Frequent and first time visitors to aircorpsaviation.com can see some of the larger and flashier projects that we have going on in the shop on any given day. However, there is a newer, and lesser known addition to the...
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eva and edith signatures
**Updated 2/1/17 – Upon thorough inspection of the recovered wing panel containing Eva & Edith’s signatures we’ve determined the wing was built by the Curtiss-Wright Company in Buffalo, NY. Based on our research, due to wartime demand Republic Aviation licensed Curtiss-Wright to build P-47G models that were nearly identical to the Republic Aviation P-47D razorbacks...
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AirCorps Art Water Placards-sq
Noel Allard has been known for decades in the warbird and legacy aircraft world for the quality and precision of his aircraft markings. AirCorps Aviation has established itself as a world-class restorer of warbird and legacy aircraft. In spring 2016, AirCorps Aviation was excited to announce the opportunity to carry on Noel’s legacy by acquiring...
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by Chuck Cravens The Red Tail lands after a successful test flight with a background of snow. Update We at AirCorps were honored to be trusted with the repair of this very important warbird.  Erik Hokuf and Mark Tisler were quoted in the press release when the Red Tail flew and I think they summed...
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North American t-28 trojan
In the ongoing quest to bring AirCorps Library users new information and resources, we are pleased to announce that the T-28 Trojan microfilm and manual collection are now live and ready to view. This collection of over 15 thousand parts drawings, and 9 manuals currently is a great addition to AirCorps Library, giving our users...
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3d-laser-scanning
Have you ever stepped back at the end of a project and wondered if there would have been an easier way? Considering how much technology has advanced, in even in the last decade, it’s an easy question. It seems recently the challenge is figuring out which technology works the best or is the most applicable...
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rivets to clips
Employees and affiliates of AirCorps Aviation spent the early weeks of December 2016 conducting a massive inventory count update and system overhaul. Why? Not because everyone thinks 15,000 lines of data-entry and multi-tabbed spreadsheets are fun (cheers to all the accountant-types out there!), but because tackling a job that big puts our core values into...
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