Century Aviation

Categories: Replicas

Ryan NYP “Spirit of St. Louis”

Ryan NYP ‘Spirit of St. Louis’ In July 2011 we completed a replica of the Ryan NYP “Spirit of St. Louis” for the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville, Oregon using blueprints and pictures to recreate this airplane. The Spirit of St. Louis is the custom-built single engine, single seat monoplane that was flown …

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1917 Airco DH.4 (British Military)

1917 Airco DH-4 (British Military) In 2008 we completed a replica 1918 DeHavilland DH-4 for The Vintage Aviator Limited (a flying Museum) in New Zealand. They will use a Liberty V-12 engine on which they are doing the overhaul. They will have the instruments certified, install the fabric and paint the wings and tail surfaces. …

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1903 Wright Flyer

1903 Wright Flyer The “Flyer” is an exact copy, except for a non-running engine. This 10-month project was completed using drawings from the Smithsonian Institute, pictures and examinations of the original craft which hangs in the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC. Client: Evergreen Aviation MuseumMcMinnville, Oregon

Curtiss JN-4D “Jenny”

Curtiss JN-4D ‘Jenny’ The aircraft replica was built and delivered to the museum with an OX-5 Curtiss 90 HP V-8 engine. The aircraft was purposely not covered so that viewers could see the construction and detail of the airframe. Client: Evergreen Aviation MuseumMcMinnville, Oregon

1931 Bellanca Pacemaker

1931 Bellanca Pacemaker This Pacemaker represents the “Miss Veedol,” the aircraft used on the first non-stop trans Pacific flight in 1932. The customer was not concerned with flyable but very concerned with authenticity. They wanted the plane to be outwardly correct even to the landing gear drop system devised by Clyde Pangborn. This aircraft is …

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1921 Martin MB-2 Bomber

1921 Martin MB-2 Bomber We were contracted by the USAF Museum to build an exact replica of a 1921 Martin MB-2 bomber. The replica is over 42 feet long with a 74-foot wingspan and it stands almost 14 feet high. It’s a biplane with two Liberty engines and weighs about 7,500 lbs. It is the …

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1917 Boeing Model C Fuselage

1917 Boeing Model C Fuselage One of the earliest designs by the fledgling Boeing Aircraft Company, the Model C was designed to be a primary trainer on floats. There are none left in existence. We were contracted by the Museum of Flight in Seattle, WA to build an exact replica of the fuselage of a …

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1928 Boeing Model 40-B

1928 Boeing Model 40-B On October 6, 2007 we rolled out our completed 1928 Boeing Model 40-B at the Wings and Wheels Festival – Aviation Day – at Pangborn Memorial Airport here in East Wenatchee, WA. Our special guest was Bill Boeing, Jr., the son of the founder of the Boeing Company. After the Festival …

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