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Title National Trust for Historic Preservation Award
Date 10/18/2001
Collection Delta Flight Museum Awards & Memorials
Object Name Plaque, Award
Catalog Number 2003.78.5
Description Wood plaque with acrylic-covered paper printed with text: "National Trust for Historic Preservation / National Preservation Award / Delta Heritage Museum / Atlanta, Georgia / For the volunteer-driven effort to preserve Ship 41, an important symbol of America's aviation history / October 18, 2001."
Provenance Delta Douglas DC-3 Ship 41 was the first aircraft to receive this award. Ship 41 was carefully restored by a team of volunteers and Delta employees from 1995 to October 1999, to combine 1940 vintage style with modern avionics. No other DC-3 in the world has been restored with such attention to detail.
Search Terms Douglas DC-3
Delta Air Transport Heritage Museum
Delta Flight Museum
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Subjects Awards
Restoration
Volunteer work
Aircraft
Airplanes
Credit line Delta Flight Museum