Plane mechanic recalls endurance modifications
This view looking to the front of the plane on the co-pilot's side shows the modification that allowed pilots to change out the oil every 100 hours.
Photo courtesy Shirley Murdock
Plane mechanic recalls endurance modifications.
Before Yuma pilots Bob Woodhouse and Woody Jongeward ever left the ground for their world record endurance flight in 1949, they had to make sure they had a plane that could pull off the incredible feat.The duo flew a plane, named the City of Yuma, continuously for 1,124 hours from Aug. Read Plane mechanic recalls endurance modifications...