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Published on March 7, 2014

Author: tpescha


PowerPoint Presentation: Agenda: Agenda Who & What we are Doc Update 2014 Update Air Show Meet the Hero’s Who we are: : Who we are: A bunch of volunteers dedicated to the education and preservation of our country’s aviation heritage and it’s accomplishments during the time period of WWII and beyond. :  Doc: Is a Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Serial number 44-69972, know to be the last restorable airframe capable of being restored to airworthy contrition in the world This B-29 is one of 3,972 built during WWII, recovered from the Mojave Desert in 1998, where it sat for forty-two years as a ballistic target for the U.S. Naval Weapons Center. It was recovered by a private citizen and placed on loan with USAM to help restore, fly and tour it as a flying museum and as an educational tool. Unable to make flyable from the desert, it was dismantled and transferred to the Boeing Company in Wichita Kansas, The very same plant that built in December of 1945. In the Desert : In the Desert The Engines: The Engines B-29 Doc: B-29 Doc Projects and Programs: Projects and Programs Educational: Annual Air Shows of Historical Aircraft. This year Gathering of Eagles XVIII is July 19 and 20 th at Lost Nation Airport, Willoughby, Ohio. Veteran “Meet the Hero’s” recognition from all campaigns Aviation History presentation programs at schools, colleges and organization groups. 2014 Plans: 2014 Plans Member Meetings Summer Air Show, July 19 & 20, 2014 Presentation Programs to local Organizations like yours Provide presentations programs for schools and colleges. Fund raising initiatives to support various organizational programs and projects. Volunteering in the restoration of B-29 work.

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