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UPDATE: First Flight Status

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As we head into the 4th of July holiday weekend, here’s a quick update on our status of getting Doc back into the sky. The Doc’s Friends flight operations crew has been engaged in conversations with the team at McConnell Air…


Department of Defense approves use of runway at McConnell Air Force Base

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The United States Department of Defense has granted B-29 Doc approval to use the non-joint-use runway at McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita for final ground testing and eventual first flight operations. “The approval from the Pentagon is another important…

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PHOTO GALLERY: Doc’s Airworthiness Celebration

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The Federal Aviation Administration presented Doc’s Friends with an airworthiness certificate and Jim Murphy, Doc’s Friends Restoration Project Manager, accepted the certificate and presented it to volunteers and to Doc’s Friends board members on Friday, May 20, 2016. The acceptance…

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