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I just began following his page after the painting began. Looks like 1613 was getting some mechanical repair before paint. I was flipping through old photos and that photo pass caught my attention.
Along the same lines, many years ago I visited the Smithsonian Gerber facility and got the 'behind the scenes' tour with a very nice docent. He told us that the Smithsonian Air & Space was moving from restoration to repairing. This meant, since the aircraft were not flyable, they were repairing obvious damage. He showed where they were leaving stained and worn fabric, but were repairing missing/damaged fabric. They wanted to maintain the aircraft structure and comports to as original as possible. Thus, if a wing was crashed, they repaired the missing/damaged section, but did not repaint the entire aircraft it to make it look better. I thought that was a good standard for a museum.
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