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The Finch is the first to get painted in our new paint shop.Read More
The restoration team continues their steady work bringing the Cornell back into a product resembling an aeroplane. Much progress has occurred since the last restoration update. Venessa Lefaivre, a member of the restoration team, has shared a quick update on the some of the recent developments.
This week we installed the flap hinges and positioned the flaps on; they are a perfect fit. The flaps are now ready for the paint bay. The leading edge on the center section is on for good, glued and nailed down. The spar strap is also glued and nailed in place and looks really nice. There …Read More
By Mary Lee, VWoC Public Affairs
When the decision was made by Vintage Wings of Canada to celebrate the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan (Plan) with a unique program entitled Yellow Wings, it was very apparent that we had to assemble the four basic single-engine training aircraft. With four aircraft, the 2011 program would be far more robust in composition and provide a stunning array of aircraft to demonstrate both in the air and on the ground.
Vintage Wings set forth to find a Fairchild Cornell to join the commemorative collection, which composed of the North American Harvard, De Havilland …Read More