Air Enthusiast 2001-11
G.Auliard - Time Warp Machine
Happy - and completely period in his garb - owner Larry Kelly.
Extensive research showed that the data plate included the base field - Pampa.
Moving the 'basket case' indoors ready for the epic restoration. Larry Kelly at the controls with his son 'Josh' taking the No.2 seat.
Teardown of the fabric revealed large numbers of birds' nests within the wings.
The entire restoration was carried out to as authentic a 1944 appearance as possible. Note the control lock in place.