B-29 "Doc" restoration 8 April 2016 update AKA: B-29-70-BW-44-69972

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  1. 25Kingman49

    25Kingman49 Well-Known Member

    Again another thread that should be in the "Surviving Warbirds" forum but here we are in "All Hands Club"

    VIDEO UPDATE: Doc roars to life after a winter’s nap 8 April 2016 http://www.b-29doc.com/2016/04/08/video-update-doc-roars-to-life-after-a-winters-nap/


    "Doc" restoration chronology in the beginning to 2013 http://www.b-29doc.com/docs-story/
    more here http://www.b-29doc.com/

    We can only hope one day this summer FIFI - (B-29A-60-BN-44-62070 another China Lake survivor) and Doc will be flying together.
     
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  2. Airwar

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    Scott two articles about " DOC ".
     

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    Parker New Member

    Great clip, thanks for posting.
     
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    Scott,

    Great story, thanks for the follow up. Can't wait to see her fly.

    Parker
     
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    If you are a nuts & bolts - rivet kind of guy or gal this video may interest you.
     
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    Airwar Well-Known Member

    ARTICLE
     

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    Update: You're going to want to watch this video http://www.b-29doc.com/2016/11/08/video-b-29-doc-in-flight-above-kansas/

    During one of B-29 Doc's flights over the weekend of November 5 and 6, renowned aviation photographer and videographer Scott Slocum of Aero Media Group captured breath-taking video of B-29 Doc in flight over Kansas. Click play on the video below to watch Scott's video. NOTE: Video used by permission. Contact josh@b-29doc.com for permission to use this […]
     
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    Update: 2017 tour schedule released.
    B-29 Doc will make the following tour stops:
    • B-29 Doc Open House: Yingling Aviation, Wichita, Kan., April 22
    • Defenders of Liberty: Barksdale Air Force Base, Bossier City, La., May 6-7
    • Wings Over Whiteman: Whiteman Air Force Base, Knob Noster, Mo., June 10-11
    • EAA AirVenture: Oshkosh, Wis., July 24-20
    Read more http://www.b-29doc.com/2017/03/21/b-29-doc-announces-2017-air-show-tour-schedule/

    Here is the B-29 FIFI 2017 schedule http://www.airpowersquadron.org/b29-schedule from this it appears the first time these two Supers will appear together will be at Oshkosh July 24-20.
     
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