AOPA's Centennial of Flight Sweepstakes - Photo Gallery

November 11, 2009

AOPA's Centennial of Flight Sweepstakes Photo Gallery

Watch the restoration of AOPA's Centennial of Flight Sweepstakes - a totally rebuilt 1940 Waco three-seater biplane!

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Before
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After
Here's the whole restoration process in chronological order:
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November 1940
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Pennsylvania flight training in 1942
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1950
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1954
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1960s
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1970s
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1970s
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1974
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Late 1980s
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Original Waco factory
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AOPA Waco 2002
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Work gets started
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Roy Redman, Rare Aircraft
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Engine tested
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Parts ready for paint
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Assembly for fit test
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Nose gets metal covering
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Covering wings
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Doc Walker
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Jeremy Redman
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Wrapped for painting
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All finished
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Rear cockpit
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On the ramp
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It sits high!
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Notice the gold trim
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Waiting for geese
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First takeoff
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Flyby
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Updated Wednesday, May 14, 2003 12:51:45 PM