- Privateer Progress
- Jenny to Jet
- Something Special “Happy Jacks Go Buggy”
Gosshawk Unlimited recently completed a second Oscar which will become a static display the Museum of Flight. Peter Ruddle updates us on the Oscar project.
Jim Smith has an amazing collection of restored aircraft near Kalispell, Montana. Scott Germain recently visited with Smith and brings photos of these rarely viewed aircraft.
Bud Anderson is without a doubt one nicest World War Two fighter aces that you can meet. For years Jack Roush operated a P-51D in Anderson’s markings. He recently took delivery of his freshly restored P-51B, now also in Anderson markings. Warbird Digest was on hand when Anderson was introduced to the two aircraft in the air together.
Jack Roush’s new P-51B was restored from the remains of a World War Two wreck. Dean Gilmore lost his life in this accident. His niece, Karen Gilmore, brings Warbird Digest readers his story, a story that is now permanently linked to the warbird movement.
In 1969 Ed Jurist returned a ‘pack’ of Republic P-47 Thunderbolts to the United States. In Part I of this multi-part series, Tim Savage takes a look back at the recovery and the history of two of the Jugs.
Midwest Aero Restorations has a high reputation for P-51 Mustang rebuilds and has raised the bar higher with their recreation of Happy Jack’s Go Buggy. Jim Church delves into the details of what makes this new P-51D “Something Special.”
Scott Thompson discusses this often overlooked film and the prominent role the B-17 played in its production.