Volunteer project takes flight
from The Langley Time
There was a rumble of excitement at the Canadian Museum of Flight as four volunteers were sent off to Airdrome Aeroplanes in Holdren, Missouri. Sam Beljanski, Ray Sessenden, Al MacDonald and Steve Chamberlain will have two weeks in the U.S. to learn everything there is to know about assembling a replica Sopwith Pup biplane. The team, along with 25 other Museum of Flight volunteers, will build two replicas of the First World War fighter planes to be used in a flyover ceremony in France during the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in April, 2017.
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