Installing the 1939 Douglas DC-3 Airplane into Heroes of the Sky Exhibit in Henry Ford Museum, March 2003

Summary

The Henry Ford acquired its Douglas DC-3 airplane in 1975 and, due to its size, the plane was displayed outside Henry Ford Museum for 27 years. The centennial of flight provided an opportunity to move the DC-3 indoors. The plane was conserved in 2002 and then installed as a centerpiece in the museum's Heroes of the Sky exhibit in 2003.

The Henry Ford acquired its Douglas DC-3 airplane in 1975 and, due to its size, the plane was displayed outside Henry Ford Museum for 27 years. The centennial of flight provided an opportunity to move the DC-3 indoors. The plane was conserved in 2002 and then installed as a centerpiece in the museum's Heroes of the Sky exhibit in 2003.

Technique

Digital imaging

Color

Multicolored

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