Fagen Fighters SB2C-5 Helldiver – First Engine Runs!

By Vintage Aviation News Vintage Aviation News website

The Fagen Fighters WWII Museum’s Curtiss SB2C-5 Helldiver (BuNo.83393) roared to life outside the museum’s workshop in Granite Falls, Minnesota yesterday, performing its first engine runs in nearly 80 years and marking yet another major milestone in the airframe’s resurrection. It is amazing to see how Fagen Fighters has transformed the mortal remains of this once-forlorn aircraft, one of just a handful of SB2Cs extant. Read More…….fagen-fighters-sb2c-5-helldiver-first-engine-runs