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(Vought Aircraft Heritage Foundation Archives)

Zimmer’s Skimmer

Seven decades after it first flew, the V-173 got its old look back.

Project: Restore

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(Jay Miller)

In 2003, Vought restorers began conserving the Pancake. Here, restorers roll the mostly completed aircraft out of the hangar in Grand Prairie before installation of the propeller blades.

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