The Mid-Atlantic Air Museum announces the imminent release of a book telling the story of the museum’s P-61 recovery and restoration project. “….. On January 6, 1945, a P-61 Black Widow night fighter crashed into the slopes of Mount Cyclops on the island of New Guinea.Â Forty years later, a team from the Mid Atlantic Air Museum set out to recover the wreckage and restore the rare aircraft to its original flying condition….”.“….. The book will be available in two versions.Â The Standard Edition will sell for $40Â A Special Souvenir Edition will come with an envelope containing a piece of the original aluminum skin removed from the P-61 during restoration and will sell for $100. Â
If you can’t make it to the big show, don’t fret -Â Forgotten WidowÂ will go on sale on the internet on June 7, immediately after the show at ourÂ MAAM On-Line Store….”.