Who are Doc’s Friends?

Doc’s Friends is a 501c3 non-profit board managing the restoration of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress known as Doc.

The group was formed in 2013 and is led by retired Spirit AeroSystems CEO Jeff Turner along with other Wichita business leaders; Charlie Chandler, Jack Pelton, Steve Clark, Lynn Nichols, Brad Gorsuch, Vic McMullen, Ron Ryan, Tim Buchanan, Jeff Peier, Esq., and Tom Bertels.

Doc’s Friends is committed to returning this World War II warbird to the air to honor previous generations, educate current and future generations and connect the world to the rich heritage of aviation.

Meet Our Board Members

Jeff Turner

Jeff Turner

Chairman

Lynn Nichols

Lynn Nichols

Treasurer

Jeff Peier

Jeff Peier

Legal Counsel

Tom Bertels

Tom Bertels

Marketing Steering Committee Chair

Tim Buchanan

Tim Buchanan

Charlie Chandler

Charlie Chandler

Steve Clark

Steve Clark

Brad Gorsuch

Brad Gorsuch

Mark Paolucci

Mark Paolucci

Jack Pelton

Jack Pelton

Ron Ryan

Ron Ryan

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Aaron Kirsch
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