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