The strange things restorers find in old aircraft.
- By Bettina H. Chavanne
- Air & Space magazine, May 2008
(Page 4 of 4)
No matter what object the restorers find, even when they can't fit it into any kind of narrative, they take it seriously. They know that what looks like a piece of junk can be brought to life by the right insight. At Garber, a jagged metal scrap can serve as a small portrait of wartime desperation, and a dirty list of scribbled numbers can show the drive it takes to set a world record—twice.