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Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer Showing off Her New Look for the Chino Airshow

The Privateer has been stripped of the bulk of her fire bomber colors. Detail stripping continues as “Stars and Bars” are applied in preparation for the flight to Chino, California. After two weeks of long hard work getting the Privateer ready, GossHawk personnel saw her off on May 3, 2013 as she left for the Chino airshow.

North American T-28C Leaving GossHawk

The team at GossHawk Unlimited prepares the North American T-28C for the flight from Casa Grande to Mesa.

GossHawk Display at NWOC in Seattle, WA

On February 21-24, GossHawk participated in the National Warbird Operator’s Conference as a sponsor in Seattle, Washington.


Dave and Lindsey Goss stand in front of the GossHawk display at NWOC.



Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer Engine Run

The team at GossHawk Unlimited runs the engines of the Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer at their facility in Casa Grande, AZ on February 15, 2013.

North American T-28B Racer Arrives at GossHawk

Dave Goss meets owner Dan Kirkland at GossHawk after flying his new T-28B racer home from Carson City, Nevada. This T-28B was built to race at Reno in the early 2000’s, but the owner has decided not to race her.

Rare Plane Comes to Everett Museum

Published: Wednesday, May 4, 2011 |

By Kurt Batdorf, For the Herald

NewsPHOTO CAPTION FROM ARTICLE: Mechanic Lee Trekas, of GossHawk Unlimited Inc. from Casa Grande, Arizona, restores a German Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Nazi combat airplane, Thursday, April 21, 2011 at Flying Heritage Museum located at Paine Field in Everett. The Fw 190 is a German single-seat, radial engine fighter that was used in a variety of roles during World War II. It was the most advanced radial engine fighter in the world when it first entered combat in 1941. This original Fw 190 is the only one in the world restored to flying condition. The Fw 190 will join its counterpart, the German Messerschmitt Bf 109, already on display at the Flying Heritage Collection. These two aircraft are widely recognized as the backbone of the German Luftwaffe during World War II. This aircraft will take to the skies this summer as part of Flying Heritage Collection’s Fly Day series.
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Air Classics Fw 190 cover image

“Air Classics” cover shot Vol. 47/No. 5, May 2011

The cover shot on this “Air Classics” issue shows the newly painted and completed Fw 190A-5. This Fw 190 belongs to Paul Allen of Seattle, Washington and his museum, the Flying Heritage Collection or FHC. The A-5 is the only original airworthy Fw 190 in the world. She is also flying with the only original running BMW 801 engine.

The Only Original Flying Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5 in the World

This video shows the first engine runs performed on the only airworthy BMW 801 engine in the world. You will also see the first flights of the only original airworthy Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-5, you will see her transform from bare metal to her final paint scheme. The engine runs and flights take place at GossHawk Unlimited, Inc. out of Casa Grande, AZ. GossHawk completed the restoration of this aircraft after she arrived from England.

Warbirds International Fw 190 cover

“Warbirds International” cover shot Vol. 30/No. 1, January/February 2011

The cover shot and article shows the first flight of FHC’s Fw 190A-5 German WWII fighter. This A5 is the only original airworthy Fw 190 in the world. The A-5 went down on the Eastern Front in 1943 and her next flight was on December 2, 2010, after her restoration.

S.P.A.D. XIII Installation at Sky Harbor Airport

The team at GossHawk Unlimited installs/hangs the S.P.A.D. XIII aircraft in Terminal #3 at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, AZ on December 7, 2007.