Now that we’ve got everything clean and neat, repaired and painted, we’re ready to put some things together.
Flight controls are getting a fresh coat of paint. These all get painted and balanced before re-installing on the aircraft.
Grey is BEAUTIFUL – don’t ever let ’em tell you otherwise. Look at that baby refuse to shine!
An exciting day as Airframe 474 gets lifted into position for painting at Newport Harbor Shipyard. Everyone loves a nice shiny coat of paint on the project – but this one’s going in matte style. Details to follow.
OV-10’s new logo is off the drawing board and headed for the new website design.
In 2016, Tyler Rogoway of thedrive.com published an article that mentioned using old OV-10 Broconcos to fight Isis. Here is an excerpt of the article
The news that the Pentagon was sending a pair of refurbished and highly-upgraded Vietnam-era OV-10 Broncos to Iraq to take on ISIS raised a lot of eyebrows. It was a new twist in a decade and a half of counter-insurgency warfare in Iraq and Afghanistan, where the United States has never used a light air support and surveillance aircraft. For many, the OV-10’s appearance in Iraq had been very long overdue… Read More