Century Aviation

Categories: Exhibit Installations

UH-1 Huey

UH-1 Huey Client: Army Aviation Support Facility, Oregon Military Department (OMD) Salem, OregonThe Oregon Military Department (OMD) put a bid out to build a display pad for a UH-1 Huey helicopter and Jackson Commercial Construction hired us to lift the helicopter and install it on the pad.  We were also asked to immobilize the main …

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National Air & Space Museum

National Air & Space Museum Client: National Air & Space Museum Smithsonian Museum, Washington, DCIn 2001 we completed a three-year project at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D. C. The museum changed the exterior glass in many of their galleries and we were subcontracted to the General Contractor (Tompkins Builders) as Aviation …

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Great Gallery Rehang

Great Gallery Rehang Client: Museum of Flight Seattle, WashingtonThe Museum of Flight contracted with Century Aviation to assist in the planning and completion of the complete rearrangement of the aircraft on display at the Museum of Flight. This included rearranging 45 different aircraft into a chronological order within the confines of the museum. The planning …

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Stearman Exhibit

Stearman Exhibit Client: Von MaurGlenview, Illinois Von Maur, a family owned department store chain, has a reputation of giving each of their stores a little something special. Glenview, Illinois had been the home of an important WWII Naval Air Station. So for their new store in Glenview they decided to hang a Stearman in the …

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Fighter Aces Collection

Fighter Aces Collection Client: Museum of Flight Seattle, WashingtonThe Museum of Flight acquired the Doug Champlin/Fighter Aces Collection in Mesa Arizona. The collection consisted of 22 World War I and II aircraft. We worked with the museum on the design and implementation of hanging systems for eight of the WWI airplains. Working with Donovan Rigging …

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Museum of Science and Industry

Museum of Science and Industry Client: Museum of Science and Industry Chicago, ILIn 2006 and 2007 we participated in an exciting project for the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, IL, moving the aircraft hanging in MSI to different positions within the Museum and performing conservation and restoration work on the aircraft while they …

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National Museum of the Marine Corps

National Museum of the Marine Corps Client: National Museum of the Marine CorpsQuantico, VA In October 2005, under contract with Design and Production, Lorton VA, we performed a series of inspections and load tests on the aircraft that are now hanging in the National Museum of the Marine Corps. These tests needed to be performed before …

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