Century Aviation

Categories: Exhibit Installations

Sikorsky UH-34D Installation

Sikorsky UH-34D Installation The National Museum of the Marine Corps, Triangle Virginia is in the process of completing the last phase of the construction of the new museum and as part of the process there were several changes to the Leatherneck Gallery at the main entry into the museum.  One of these changes was to …

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White Knight – SS1

White Knight – SS1 The radically-designed high-altitude research aircraft and launch vehicle was designed by Burt Rutan and manufactured by Scaled Composites Inc. At the beginning of each of SpaceShipOne’s record-breaking flights, White Knight lifted the nearly 8,000-pound craft to a launch altitude of 8.7 miles. This unique aircraft was given to the Flying Heritage …

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Crawford Auto Aviation Collection

Crawford Auto Aviation Collection Western Reserve Historical Society We were contracted to re-install four of the aircraft that we removed the previous year in preparation for the remodel of the museum. The work included moving both the P-51 and Weddell Williams racers from the warehouse that they were stored in. Once moved we reassembled both …

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Evergreen Aviation Museum

Evergreen Aviation Museum At the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, OR we performed 2 installation projects. The first project was to hang a Pitts S2-B, a Piper J-3 Cub and a Schweitzer glider. We were contracted to lower the Pitts S2B to the floor, move it across the museum and re-suspend it over the admissions …

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Crawford Auto Aviation Collection

Crawford Auto Aviation Collection The Western Reserve Historical Society, Crawford Auto Aviation Collection in Cleveland, Ohio, has an incredible collection of cars and a classic collection of aircraft. In preparation for a remodeling project in the Auto Aviation area of the museum, our assignment was to disassemble and move a P-51 Mustang, Roscoe Turner’s Wendell-William Racer …

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Hang Global Hawk & Firebee

Hang Global Hawk & Firebee As part of an ongoing reorganization of the exhibits we have been contracted to hang or rehang upward of 20 aircraft and satellites on display at the museum. We began with the Global Hawk and Firebee. Before we could hang the two unmanned surveillance aircraft we had to make room …

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Cessna L-19 “Bird Dog”

Cessna L-19 ‘Bird Dog’ This project was completed in two phases. The first phase was design and engineering of the rigging system that attached to the building structure and the aircraft. Included in this was to work with the building engineers: Review the steel provided for suspending the L-19 to confirm that it was sufficient …

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Hang P-51 Mustang

Hang P-51 Mustang Seymour Johnson AFB Support Facility North Carolina We started with opening up and disassembling the airframe, which was located in a hangar near the base flight line, in preparation for the move to the new display facility. Wing fairings, small components and engine top cowls, horizontal and vertical stabilizers were removed. When …

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