WICHITA – The B-29 World War II bomber under restoration won’t fly to this year’s AirVenture Oshkosh as hoped. But the project is making progress. The aircraft, nicknamed “Doc” and built in Wichita in 1945, was fueled in early July with “zero fuel leaks, which is a big deal,” said Ron Ryan, a member of the board of Doc’s Friends, the non-profit group that is restoring the historic Superfortress to flying condition. Eighty gallons of oil was ...


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