Friday 19 November 2021

Midwest Aero Restoration Bf 109 Gustav - first engine run November 16, 2021


Below - 'tweet' from Warbird Digest using Twitter embed code for blogs. Youtube video of the Gustav engine run below, a single click to view here.
"..On Tuesday, November 16th, Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 Wr. Nr. 410077 passed a major milestone in its decade-long restoration at Michael Vadeboncoeur’s Midwest Aero Restorations Ltd. in Danville, Illinois. The fighter’s newly-rebuilt Daimler Benz DB 605 roared into life for the first time since the aircraft’s forced landing in 1944! With these engine tests now underway, the momentous occasion of the aircraft’s first flight is sure to follow sometime soon..."