Century Aviation

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NASA Space Shuttle Grumman G-2 Trainer

NASA Space Shuttle Grumman G-2 Trainer Client: The Evergreen Aviation MuseumMcMinnville, OR The Evergreen Aviation Museum was given one of the NASA Space Shuttle Grumman G-2 trainers (Shuttle Training Aircraft). These trainers were used to teach the Shuttle Pilots and Mission Commanders how the Shuttle would behave on approach and landing. This STA was flown …

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Boeing FB-5

Boeing FB-5 Client: National Museum of the Marine CorpsQuantico, VA This mid 1920’s fighter was operated by the US Navy and the US Marine Corps. This airframe was acquired by the National Museum of the Marine Corps, Quantico, VA and we were contracted to disassemble, transport and unload the airframe at the NMMC storage faculty.

Boeing SST

Boeing SST The Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA acquired the forward 89 feet of the Boeing SST Engineering Mockup from the Hiller Aviation Museum, San Carlos, CA. We were contracted to load and transport the mockup. It traveled on two trailers. The main section once loaded measured 107 feet from the front of the truck …

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The Flying Heritage Collection

The Flying Heritage Collection Client: The Flying Heritage CollectionPaine Field in Everett, Washington The Flying Heritage Collection is the collection of WWII aircraft that belong to Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft Inc. FHC is now located at a WWII hangar at Paine Field in Everett, Washington. FHC currently flies 11 of their WWII aircraft during …

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Lockheed A-12 Blackbird

Lockheed A-12 Blackbird Client: Museum of Flight From Palmdale, CA to Seattle, WAFrom its conception to its retirement, the Blackbird was, and is, a unique aircraft. The move of a Blackbird from Palmdale, California to Seattle, Washington was no less special. In 1990, when the United States Air Force Heritage Program made 19 Blackbirds available …

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F4 Phantom

F4 Phantom Client: Museum of FlightFrom Portland, OR to Seattle, WA We disassembled and transported an F-4 Phantom from Portland, Oregon to Seattle, Washington and reassembled it at the Museum of Flight.

Messerschmitt ME 163B-1

Messerschmitt ME 163B-1 We disassembled, transported an ME-163, German, rocket-powered airplane from the National Air & Space Museum Garber Facility to Savannah, Georgia and reassembled it at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum. Clients: Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum From Suitland, Maryland to Savannah, Georgia

Fighter Aces Collection

Fighter Aces Collection Client: Museum of Flight From Mesa, Arizona to Seattle, WashingtonFrom September, 2002 to October, 2003 we were involved with the planning for and movement of 22 World War I and World War II aircraft from Mesa Arizona to Seattle Washington. The Museum of Flight acquired the Doug Champlin/Fighter Aces Collection in Mesa, …

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Darkstar

Darkstar Client: Museum of Flight Seattle, WashingtonIn August of 2004 we completed the movement of a Lockheed-Martin-Boeing RQ-3A “Darkstar” to the Museum of Flight. The DarkStar is one of the three existing airframes that are on display or in storage at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. The unmanned spy plane with …

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