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Bucks County Courier Times

Bucks County Courier Times Online | Franklin Institute's plane gets a makeover in Bensalem

When the Budd BB-1 amphibious plane landed at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia in 1934, no one anticipated the famous science museum would serve as its airport for the...

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer│Getting repairs off the ground

Philadelphia Magazine

Phillymag.com│Blame Pigeons - and Squirrels and Rats - for the Fate of the Franklin Institute's...

The Budd BB-1 Pioneer, first installed outside the museum in 1935, is being removed so it can be, um, decrapped. It will return sometime next year. The plane outside the...

CBS Philly

CBS.com│ World's First Stainless Steel Airplane On Exhibit For About 80 Years Being Disassembled...

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - It's been seen by countless of passerby along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for about 80 years. Now, the stainless steel iconic object outside the Franklin...

PhillyVoice

PhillyVoice.com│Historic plane removed from Franklin Institute for restoration

A familiar sight outside the Franklin Institute will be missing for a significant period of time, museum officials announced. The Budd BB1 Pioneer Aircraft was removed on...

Philly.com

Philly.com│Franklin Institute's Budd biplane soars off for restoration

For the first time in nearly a half-century, the Franklin Institute's Budd BB1 Pioneer airplane, a fixture along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, actually moved. It did more than...

KYW News Radio

KYW NewsRadio | Budd Pioneer Removal

NBC 10 Philadelphia

NBC10.com│Franklin Institute to Remove, Restore Outdoor Aircraft

The Franklin Institute will be saying goodbye to the aircraft situated in front of the educational institute, at least temporarily. The Franklin Institute on Wednesday morning...

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