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Volunteers
WANTED
Volunteers wanted to attend museum during open weekends - would suit retired person within the Surrey/Sussex area.
 
WANTED
WW2 Casualty Groups - RAF, Army, Navy. We will ensure their names are not forgotten.
 
WANTED
We are looking for people who are experienced in working with sheet metal. We need your help!
 
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Member of the British Aviation Preservation Council

WINGS MUSEUM
REGISTERED CHARITY
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Aircraft Restoration at the Wings Museum
 
A unique opportunity to work on real warbirds that are true veterans of war - these engines & airframes have fought in battle & shaped the World we live in today.
 
The Wings Museum has a fully equiped workshop & is currently restoring some very exciting projects for museum display. We are also proud to be working along-side the Norwegian Air Force Museum at Bodø on their Jumo 211 engine, which will eventually be fitted to their Junkers Ju-88 when completed.
 
The museum is currently working on the restoration of many iconic aircraft and engines including:
  • Rolls Royce Merlin XX Engine ex JD150 restoration to ground run
  • Jumo 211 Engine for the Luftfartsmuseum at Bodø
  • Douglas A-26 Invader Cockpit Section
  • North American B-25 Cockpit (currently on hold)
  • A-20G Dougals Boston quarter cockpit display
  • Bell P-63 King Cobra Cockpit (phase 2 will include restoration of fuselage)
  • Cockpit from Jet Provost
  • Hurricane Cockpit
  • English Electric Canberra WK127 (being restored as a tribute to the curators uncle & currently in storage)

 

There are also numerious other smaller restorations that take place within the museum, more recent projects have included a "Morrison" and "Anderson" air raid sheltesr, Aerial Bombs (inert of course), and a Spitfire Instrument panel to name just a few. You can learn more about these projects by clicking on the banners below.
 
Other projects currently under restoration:
  • Emerson A-15 Tail/Nose Turret used on B-24 Liberators
  • Nash & Thompson FN4A Rear Turret
  • B-25 Mitchel Propeller Blades
  • Avro Lincoln Instrument Panel
  • C-46 Commando Control Yoke
  • Miles Magister Instrument Panel
  • Vickers Seachlight (final detailing phase)
 
 
We are currently looking for experienced sheet metal workers, and also welders, general fabricators and engine mechanics. Can You Help? If so please contact Daniel on 07769 688064 or e-mail info@wingsmuseum.co.uk
 
For more information on these projects please click on a banner below:
 
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a-26 cockpit restoration
 
Past Restorations.
 
Fairchild C-119 & Douglas C-47 Rescue And Recovery
 
 
The museum would like to thank everyone who has helped us in these restorations and a special thank you must go to our volunteers who help keep history alive.
 
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