WWII plane The Whiskey 7 overhauled on LI ahead of Atlantic flight

A vintage World War II plane is getting an overhaul on Long Island ahead of a new mission. The Whiskey 7 is normally kept at the National Warplane Museum in Geneseo, but it has been on Long Island

News 12 Staff

Nov 16, 2013, 4:28 AM

Updated 3,863 days ago

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A vintage World War II plane is getting an overhaul on Long Island ahead of a new mission.

The Whiskey 7 is normally kept at the National Warplane Museum in Geneseo, but it has been on Long Island for the last six weeks undergoing critical communication and navigation upgrades ahead of a 2014 flight returning to Normandy for the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

The museum is planning on flying the plane to the United Kingdom next spring to participate in the re-enactment of the Invasion of Normandy.



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