Vintage Aviation Museum

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Boeing B-17 E  Flying Fortress.  This B-17 is the "Desert Rat" and is under restoration to airworthy.  Estimated completion is about 5 years.

The Structural rebuild of the fuselage is about 95% completed.

The restoration team has been working on the wings


Work continues on the bomb bay catwalk truss, including using the original style ice box rivets. Test fitting of one of the bomb bay doors has been completed.  Bulkhead #5 is on its way back to original specs, all the new ā€œCā€ channels, brackets and angles are in.


Lockheed PV-2 Harpoon

" Bad To The Bone "

Vultee BT-13 Project

B-17 C-model

Long term project to airworthy.