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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

(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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