Category Archives: World War II

Kenneth Figg 1920 – 2001

So Many Memories We received a box of tattered scrapbooks at the shop. They were donated and we were amazed to see some of the images contained with in. Kenneth Figg was a resident of Fishers Island, New York, just … Continue reading

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It’s All Coming Back to Me Now

No. The title does not infer Celine Dion or a Wagnerian Rock Ballad. The Sikorsky Memorial Corsair is coming back to life. A little over two and a half years ago I wandered into this Connecticut Air & Space Center looking to … Continue reading

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A Very Busy Three Days.

 

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SnoWay – The Restoration is stalled by mother nature! 1/29/11

Over 16 inches of snow and major drifting  has caused the restoration to come to a temporary halt / slowdown.  In addition the the other snow from prior storms we can barley walk across from the hanger to building 53 … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Mark Knopick and I spent New Years Day at the shop making progress.  We were able to clear the remainder of the hoses and mounting blocks from the spar.  We also met a new member of the crew John Lott, … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of the Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial Airport Corsair

Time. I have discussed time here before.  We never have enough of it. It seems to fly when we are in fact having fun. Memories fade with time, like the color of a photograph that sits in a drawer, waiting … Continue reading

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Off the Truck Chassis At Last! October 02 2010

We have finally removed the center-section and cockpit from the truck chassis. It was a group project with Mark Corvino and myself spearheading. Our guy Mark has been the goto man for all things concerning Jigging or carting and he … Continue reading

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