Tag Archives: World War 2

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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A Very Busy Three Days.

 

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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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Gasping for Air – Corsair Work Week Update Sept 30 2010

And so it came to pass that on a damp September evening, real progress was officially recorded into the annals of history.  The Stratford Corsair, almost forgotten and allowed to decay in the open sea air, silently corroding into oblivion has started to breath again. Not the … Continue reading

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Wings of Freedom – 9/7 to 9/11 Thank You for the Support!

The crew of the Corsair wants to extend a hardy Thank You for all the support we received both at Sikorsky Memorial Airport – KBDR with Three Wings Flight Services and Oxford Airport – (KOXC) with KeyAir. We were able … Continue reading

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