P-61 Black Widow Restoration

P-61 Black Widow Restoration

On January 10, 1945, a P-61 Black Widow night fighter crashed into the slopes of Mount Cyclops on the island of New Guinea. Forty years later, a team from the Mid Atlantic Air Museum set out to recover the wreckage and restore the rare aircraft to its original flying condition.

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 Here, The Mid Atlantic Air Museum’s own Russ Strine shows talks about their decades old Northrop P-61B Black Widow restoration. It truly is an amazing labor of love.

Video courtest of Matt Jolley www.warbirdradio.com

Aviation History | History of Flight | Aviation History Articles, Warbirds, Bombers, Trainers, Pilots | P-61 Black Widow Restoration

Aviation History | History of Flight | Aviation History Articles, Warbirds, Bombers, Trainers, Pilots | P-61 Black Widow Restoration

Aviation History | History of Flight | Aviation History Articles, Warbirds, Bombers, Trainers, Pilots | P-61 Black Widow Restoration

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