Last year at this time we were able to run up Whiskey 7's engines, sadly this year, we still need to finish getting an engine together and hung.
For those who'd rather just the pilot, wind, and a Fokker DVII... https://youtu.be/KEPoGxYxuk4
Ruben takes you along for a few trips around the pattern.N7756J is a full scale Replica of the WW1 German fighter the Fokker DVII on display at the National ...
More photos from Saturday April 10th in the big hangar.
Today we hung out 1942 Target Drone over the entrance to the main hangar, Army National Guard paid us a visit with 2 Blackhawks over the runway for training. The Fokker DVII flew well for quite awhile and several other planes went up. The carrier fire truck was driving around as well. ... See more
Don’t Miss Out on the third episode of “Hangar Time Chats” Saturday April 10, 2021 at 5:00pm EST. Our own Bevin Lynn will be presenting SPARS - Women of the US Coast Guard in WWII. Register by 9:00 on Friday April 9, 2021. Go to www.nationalwarplanemuseum.com to register. Hurry time is running out! ... See more
Both Jeff and Ruben putting time in the DVII today, perfect weather for flying. Also trained Michael to be ground crew with practice on the turns.
What a beautiful day for a flight in a Fokker D VII. National Warplane Museum members Ruben(test pilot) and Jeff(master craftsman, builder and D7 owner) took the DVII airborne.
We are selling raffle tickets to raise money for Whiskey 7's engine replacement! Tickets are available from any National Warplane Museum member, or by calling the office! Details below!
April 6th 1938, the Bell P-39 Airacobra took to the air for the first time. The Bell P-39 Airacobra was one of the principal American fighter aircraft in service when the United States entered World War II. The P-39 was used by the Soviet Air Force, and enabled individual Soviet pilots to collect the highest number of kills attributed to any U.S. fighter type flown by any air force in any conflict. Other major users of the type included the Free French, the Royal Air Force, the United States Army Air Forces, and the Italian Co-Belligerent Air Force. ... See more