Yesterday the Tartra T87 had most of its body work completed.
It will makes its way into the Paintshop in the next few days.
With work on the T87 nearly complete the restoration crew have been inspired to complete the 1941 Packard Clipper that has been sitting in a corner.
The workshop has completed its restoration of the Super V1 and atattched the rocket motor. It is now ready for the Paintshop.
Painting continues on the Me 163B and the Fokker DXXI.
The Me 163 is now a nice shade of scab red and is awaiting the insignia before weathering.
The Fokker has had its second coat of Black green and is ready for its first coat of brown camouflage on the upper surfaces.
The Super V1 has had its its wings attached and is awaiting the restoration of the rocket motor before being sent to the paint shop.
Work continues on the interior of the Hotspur II glider, but not long before the fuselage is completed.
The museum expects the arrival of several exhibits for refurbishment.
There is delighted anticipation for the acquisition of:
Lippish Li DM 1
Bachem Ba 349 Natter
EMW Wasserfall C2 Missile
V1 Transport Locomotive and Wagen
These items represent an extension of the Me 163 and variants series and the V1 variants as well as the german guided missiles collection. In the near future construction will commence on the V1 launching site as well.
Arriving in the Museum today for storage before restoration is the Thornycroft Amazon (Above) and the Bedford OX with Queen Mary Trailer (Below)
In the Paint shop this week is the Me 163B, Fokker DXXI and the Morris Quad Gun Tractor.
The Nevington Museum will be adding to its collection and the new exhibits will be posted in the news.
The Nevington War Museum started its online activities today with a free Weebly website.
The Museum is a repository for weapons of war particularly of the first half of the 20th century.
Over the next few weeks the following main headings will become available.
Nevington - A Brief History You can read the History of the museum Here
The Museums Collection
The Catelogue of Weapons
Timeline for War
Rules of Engagement