This video deserves to be seen again as it showcases Boeing Wichita’s contribution to the WW II War effort and the restoration of one of those aircraft, “Doc.” Lee Cowan of CBS Sunday Morning, shows […]
“Doc’” and FIFI were seen and heard flying in the air together at the 2017 EAA AirVenture airshow in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The only two “flying” B-29 Superfortresse’s in the world to be fully restored to […]
Aircraft collectors, especially WW I or WW II aircraft, surprisingly can be found around the country in old barns, shed, and buildings if you know where to look. Discovery and restoration of these ‘golden oldies’ […]
The famous B-29 ‘Doc,’ restored by Docs Friends flies over Wichita and rural south-central Kansas.
Jenny LaSala’s “Comes A Soldier’s Whisper,” is an amazing look into WW II history, as seen through the eyes of her father, a decorated 101st Airborne paratrooper with the Five-O-Deuce during the battles at Normandy, […]
This is the story of Clyde Hussey, a radio operator aboard the last B-29 that dropped the last bombs on Japan. His story is a remarkable one, with rare anecdotal storylines that you’ve likely never […]
Herb Weatherwax, Pearl Harbor survivor, recalls the historical significance of Pearl Harbor.
Doc’s Friends is a 501 c3 non-profit board managing the 16-year restoration of the Boeing B-29 Super Fortress known as ‘Doc.’
The US Army Pictorial service and US Air Force documentary showing the design, production and testing of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, a four-engine propeller-driven aircraft which entered service during World War II. The first Wichita-built […]