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

Month

June 2017
Texas Flying Legends’ Museum by Chuck Cravens Update It is an exciting time in the restoration of Lope’s Hope 3rd. As we showed in the last update, the wings have arrived.  The wings and fuselage were joined this month to finalize all the fitting.  After mating the two major assemblies, many control runs, plumbing, and...
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A6M Zero April/May Update
Texas Flying Legend’s Museum by Chuck Cravens Update The renovation of the A6M-2b Zero, Last Samurai, is accelerating as everything comes together.  We will revisit the replica fuselage guns, now completed and ready for final finish.  We will also see skins being made and the structure work pretty much completed. The last section of the...
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by Chuck Cravens The Red Tail mounted in its fixture at the AirCorps Aviation restoration shop with another rare C model, Lope’s Hope 3rd in the background. We are very privileged to have two P-51Cs in the shop at once, truly an unusual sight! Update In last month’s Red Tail update we left off with...
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Texas Flying Legends by Chuck Cravens An angled view takes in the tail cone, covered in protective plastic.  It eventually ends up attached to the forward fuselage at this end. Update The main focus for the P-47 project this month was preparation for beginning the fuselage assembly.  In order to do that, a precise fixture...
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