BIG RED IS A 1954 AMERICAN LaFRANCE AIR FORCE CRASH TRUCK THAT HAS BEEN UNDER RESTORATION FOR THE PAST THREE YEARS. SHE JUST RECEIVED A NEW PAINT JOB AND IS NOW ON DISPLAY.
BECAUSE OF BIG REDS NEW PAINT, WE NEED TO KEEP HER UNDER COVER SO WE ARE ASKING FOR DONATIONS T0 COVER HER.
THE NEW COVER WILL COST ABOUT $3,500.00
SO YOUR DONATION WOULD BE APPRECIATED.
YOU CAN MAIL A CHECK TO:
P O BOX 121116
FORT WORTH, TEXAS 76121
OR USE THE BOX BELOW
Thanks to Wildcat Cranes for moving Big Red from Arrowhead Services/Richie Brothers Auctioneers, Fort Worth, Texas, after being painted. She is back at her Home in the B-36 Museum a part of the Fort Worth Aviation Museum, 3300 Ross Ave Meacham Airport, Fort Worth, Texas. Big Red can be viewed Saturdays from 9am to 2pm.
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THE B-36 WAS THE LARGEST BOMBER EVER BUILT
B-36 PEACEMAKER MUSEUM IS PART OF FORT WORTH AVIATION MUSEUM AT MEACHAM AIRPORT,
33OO ROSS AVE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS.
THE LAST FLIGHT OF B-36J 52-2827 WAS "OPERATION SAYONARA", THE LAST OFFICIAL B-36 MISSION WHICH FLEW FROM BIGGS AIR FORCE BASE, EL PASO, TEXAS, TO GREATER SOUTHWEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, FORT WORTH, TEXAS, ON 12 FEBRUARY 1959.
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