New England Air Museum
P-51D Racer Restoration Diary
Monthly Updates by Restoration Crew Chief, Pete McConnell


The skeleton appearing right wing was moved from storage to the restoration hanger. Work on it will begin in a month or so when the left wing is completed.
A box of cooling plumbing was restored and aligned in a best guess of Anson Johnson's original layout. Missing and damaged pieces will be fabricated. Oil cooling lines were included in the puzzle.

- 2013 -
January | February | March | April | May | June | July
August | September | October | November | December

- 2014 -
January | February | March | April | May | June | July
August | September | October


Meet the P-51D restoration crew