Big Red is coming back to the fort worth aviation museum


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 READY TO BE DISPLAYED.  WILDCAT CRANES WILL TRANSPORT HER FROM ARROWHEAD SERVES/RICHIE BROTHERS AUCTION BACK TO THE MUSEUM.    

DUE TO THE EPIDEMIC , THE MUSEUM HAS BEEN CLOSED AND WE ARE IN NEED OPERATING FUNDS, SO DONATIONS WOULD BE APPRECIATED.


                               

                                            

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MOVING BIG RED TO PAINT SHOP

Thanks to Wildcat Cranes for moving Big Red to Arrowhead Services/Richie Brothers Auctioneers, Fort Worth, Texas, to be painted.  She will be there until she is looking good again.

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THE MUSEUM IS DEDICATED TO PRESERVING THE HISTORY OF THE B-36 BOMBER

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  THE B-36 WAS THE LARGEST BOMBER EVER BUILT 

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B-36 MUSEUM

B-36  PEACEMAKER MUSEUM IS PART OF FORT WORTH AVIATION MUSEUM AT MEACHAM AIRPORT, 

33OO ROSS AVE, FORT WORTH, TEXAS.

 

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LAST OFFICIAL AIR FORCE MISSION OF A B-36

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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B-36 Museum

P O Box 121116 Fort Worth, Texas 76121 - 3300 ROSS AVE FORT WORTH, TEXAS 76161

(817) 905-1889

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