The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum's P-61 'Black Widow' Recovery and Restoration Project - The Widow's Web - The Restoration - Latest Photostos

 

LATEST RESTORATION PHOTOS
 

                    UPDATED January 30, 2017


ADF loop antenna in place inside radio operator's rear canopy. 550th NFS logo on right fuselage.

Volunteers working on test fit of inboard flap well on RH wing. The ultra rare night binoculars.

Test nose art displayed on fuselage. RH wing with rebuilt inboard flap well being test fitted.

RH wing spoiler assemblies. RH wing skin test fit.

RH landing gear well. RH inboard gear door.

radio operators entrance ladder. This placard explains test piece nose air and invites other possible suggestions.

Nose gear door retract mechanism. More LH wheel well area.

Looking up to radio operators chair from ground level. Looking up at inside of radio operators canopy.

Looking aft from gunners cockpit floor toward turret compartment. LH upper wheel well area.

LH pilot's cockpit and throttle quadrant. LH outboard gear door.

LH gunners cockpit control cables for engines. Forward cockpit heater scoop.

Completed elevator awaits fabric covering. Aft heater air scoop and access panel.

RH nacelle wing stub. LH gun bay door.

LH gear and wheel well. Gunners compartment canopy looking from below.

Gun bay shell ejection chute. Black Widow's are at home here.