In the Museum: Painting History
Restoring the sole surviving Heinkel He 219.
- By Rebecca Maksel
- Air & Space magazine, September 2012
(Page 3 of 3)
The restorers also discovered an inscription penciled on a spar by the left wing heater bay, an odd blend of Russian and Ukrainian, possibly from one worker to another. “The aircraft is clean,” reads the informal scribbling. “Therefore there is little work to be done.”
Not so for Wilson and the rest of the team. It will take at least a month to finish painting the wing, which will then be reunited with the fuselage already on display.