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by Hollywood
Sun Aug 02, 2009 7:22 am
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: US Navy TBD Devastator
Replies: 7
Views: 8247

Re: US Navy TBD Devastator

I'm in Restoration not Administration at NMNA but the Buffalo loan was approved by government officals who would be embrolled in a diplomatic "nightmare" should the museum in Finland not agree to follow the contract! We have a flightline in the rear area of the Restoration hanger with surplus aircra...
by Hollywood
Sun Aug 02, 2009 7:05 am
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: Another SBD Raised From Lake Michigan Bottom 6-19
Replies: 4
Views: 4667

Re: Another SBD Raised From Lake Michigan Bottom 6-19

Yeah, and we're STILL cleaning the mud and crud out of it! I work at NMNA in Pensacola and this last one is a BEAUTY....... It looked like you could straighten the prop, work the ding out of the wing, and fly it away! We got the wing off and it's broken down pretty well now but the most amazing thin...
by Hollywood
Sun Jun 07, 2009 10:00 am
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: SBD Dautnless Recoved From Lake Michigan 4-24
Replies: 1
Views: 3213

Re: SBD Dautnless Recoved From Lake Michigan 4-24

I'm a new volunteer at the National Museum of Naval Aviation in Pensacola and when my boss gave me the tour of the restoration hanger where I'll be working I thought I'd died and gone to HEAVEN!!!!! There is another SBD there awaiting full restoration that came in a couple of weeks prior to my arriv...
by Hollywood
Fri Oct 27, 2006 3:29 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Guadalcanal P-38
Replies: 2
Views: 4121

P-38 wreck

Where is it now if they failed to recover it, still submerged?