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Sean Barton’s Project

Sean Barton’s Project

  This past month, I was able to help Sean BartonĀ in Missouri. He is building a replica radio equipment shelving unit from a Martin B-26 Marauder bomber. I found a FT-213 radio rack for the SCR-269 radio compass system. This completed his radio compass system and now he is working to finish his RC-103 and […]

Tom Wilson’s shop visit

Tom Wilson’s shop visit

Last month I had the great privilege to meet Tom Wilson and see his shop. I can’t believe how impressive his workmanship is. He has a P-40K project that he is working on with his son. Also in one corner of the shop he has a B-17 tail section that he made from scratch. There […]

Martin Hennessey’s project

Martin Hennessey’s project

One of the great things about finding parts and projects and finding them homes, is seeing where they go. I was able to help out Martin Hennessey in Dublin Ireland with his project. He is restoring a Studebaker license built R1820-97. It is believed that these where used on B-17’s. He is doing a beautiful […]