The West Texas Wing’s SB2C Helldiver needs new avionics and a new
coat of paint! Last painted in late 1988, the Helldiver’s colors are starting
to fade and the Wing is aiming to give her a fresh look. The total cost
includes stripping the old paint and a thorough cleaning, and is estimated
to cost $25,000.
Due to new FAA requirements, all aircraft flying in designated controlled
airspace must be equipped with ADS-B Out avionics by January 1, 2020.
The estimated cost to purchase and install the required equipment is