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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:
  • 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 info@wingsmuseum.co.uk
 
For more information on these projects please click on a banner below:
 
Wings Museum Jumo 211
 
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p-63_kingcobra_restoration
 
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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