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Winter Update on the P-47D Razorback

Work on the museum's P-47D Razorback, currently being restored at AirCorps Aviation, is going quite well. Over the last couple of months work has progressed on the dismantling of the fuselage as well as progress on the tail section. The horizontal stabilizer is out of...

Winter Update on the P-51C

Lope's Hope the 3rd, currently under restoration by AirCorps Aviation in Bemidji, MN, is getting closer and closer to restoration. While some parts are still being worked on, recent work on the recovery of original parts was made. Included is an image of the 1944...

EAA Warbirds Chino in Pictures

The September edition of EAA Warbirds is out featuring a photo article on the Planes of Fame Airshow in Chino, CA this past May. We were honored to have participated at this year's event and are thrilled to see Betty's Dream grace the first pages of the...

Minot AFB Volunteers for TFLM Cleaning Party

The men and women airmen from Minot AFB volunteered their time and extreme elbow grease to clean the TFLM fleet. On 09 Sept, 2016 they took over the TFLM Hangar at the Dakota Territory Air Museum to remove the summer seasons of flying and get them spic and span for...

July/August Update of the P-51C Mustang Restoration

TFLM's P-51C Mustang, Lope's Hope the 3rd, currently being restored by AirCorps Aviation is getting nearer and nearer completion with many of the smaller details being looked at now. August saw fabrication of some of the final pieces. Click here to read the full...

July/August Update on the P-47D Restoration

TFLM's P-47D Thunderbolt, currently being restored by AirCorps Aviation is making good progress as building and fabrication continues from the 3D scans. The turbocharger was of particular interest last month as it is a complex system on the aircraft. Work on the...

TBM History Update

TFLM's TBM-3E Avenger has an impressive history between sinking two Japanese ships during the summer of 1945, flying off of the aircraft carrier USS Wasp,  flying over the official Japanese surrender on the USS Missouri, being flown as an aerial fire bomber...

P-40K History Update

As the museum continues to grow we sometimes have to look back in order to move forward. After acquiring the Individual Aircraft History Card on the P-40K, a couple important pieces of information have been revealed. While it is known that this particular plane was...

Photographing the Texas Flying Legends Museum Aircraft

The TFLM wants their mission to continue once the planes are washed, serviced and back in the hangar, and that’s where YOU come in. We want you to be able to take the best possible photographs of the squadron and share those images. In that way, their mission lives on even those days the planes aren’t flying!

Latest Update to the Restoration of the P-47 Razorback

The latest update with the P-47 Razorback currently being restored by AirCorps, show's some very interesting developments with the rebuilding process. Having very little intact parts to work with, much of the P-47 has to be rebuilt in the computer using 3D imaging and...

March/April Update to the P-51C Lope’s Hope the 3rd

Some really exciting progress has been made on the restoration of the P-51C Mustang, Lope's Hope the 3rd. Currently being restored by AirCorps Aviation, this P-51C has gone through an amazing restoration process and just got the Merlin Packard engine fitted in it's...

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