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


The right wing is mounted on the vertical work stands. Work begins on the Anson Johnson cooling modifications exhaust guides, etc.
The Anson Johnson cooling exhaust guide channels are being re-built.
The right wing lower wing surface skin has been replaced and two dorsal formers have been completed.
The lower instrument panel frame has been mounted and oxygen system plumbing completed. The cockpit electrical wiring has been started.

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August | September | October | November | December

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


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