Restoration from the ground up

Initial Examination

Initial Examination & Deterioration

  • Corrosion from pesticides on fuselage fittings, tubing,& hydraulics.

  • Holes cut into bulkhead & floors.

  • Loose Skin Panels.

  • Wings had pools of sludge in nacelles

  • Corroded fuel tanks

Cockpit

Cockpit

  • Instrument Panel

  • Flight deck

  • Pilots Seats

  • Control pedestal

  • Flight controls

  • Engine controls

Bomb Bay

Bomb Bay

  • Entire bomb bay door had to be re-created

  • Bomb release mechanisms

  • Replica OEM 500 lb. bombs were re-created

Oxygen Systems

Oxygen System

  • Oxygen System Components

  • Oxygen Tanks

Exterior Restoration

Exterior Restoration

  • Painted natural green

  • Painted national insignia

  • Painted serial number

  • Painted nose graphic

  • Flight surfaces

Bombardier

Bombardiers

  • Nose compartment plexiglass

  • Norden bomb sight mount

  • Bombardiers panel

Navigation

Navigation

  • Navigators table

  • Navigators instruments

Radio Communication

Radio Communication

  • Electrical junction boxes

  • HAM Radio

  • Interphone System

  • Radio table & work station

New/OEM Restoration

New/OEM Restoration

  • New flooring

  • New doors

  • New lights

  • Windows made/repaired

  • Original seats for bombardier and navigator

  • New/rebuilt bulkheads

Armaments

Armaments

  • Sperry top turret

  • 10 browning .50 cals donated with ammo

  • Ammo feed

  • Reconstruction of the port waist gunner position (Both)

  • Installation of new lower ball gun turret