Kermit Weeks’ A-26 Performs First Taxi Test Since Restoration Began [Video]

Kermit Weeks’ A-26 project has reached another milestone, taxiing for the first time since the machine began restoration following damage sustained by Hurricane Andrew in 1992.

As previously reported, the aircraft (S/N 41-39401) reportedly saw wartime service with the 9th Air Force and served with the Van Nuys Air National Guard before beginning civilian use as N3457G / “Whistler’s Mother.” Later acquired by Weeks, the A-26 was damaged during the hurricane and trucked to Chino in 1997, where it is now being restored by Carl Scholl and Tony Ritzman of Aero Trader.

Click below to check out the newly released video.

(via Kermit Weeks)