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:
Jumo 211 Engine for the Luftfartsmuseum at Bodø
Douglas A-26 Invader Cockpit Section
North American B-25 Cockpit
A-20G Dougals Boston quarter cockpit display
Bell P-63 King Cobra airframe
Cockpit from Jet Provost
Hawker Hurricane Cockpit
English Electric Canberra WK127 (being restored as a tribute to the curators uncle & currently in storage)
Curtis Helldiver cockpit
Hawker Siddeley Kestrel
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
Me 109 Propeller Blades
P-47 Radial Engine
Avro Lincoln Instrument Panel
C-46 Commando, Wellington, B-25 & Lancaster Control Yokes
Miles Magister Instrument Panel
1939 Vickers Searchlight (final detailing phase)
We are currently
looking for experienced sheet metal workers, & also welders, general fabricators
and engine mechanics. Can You Help? If so please
contact Daniel on 07769 688064 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on these projects please click on a banner below:
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.