The Incredible Second Life of Bradley Bormuth's Hurricane-Damaged Fairchild 24

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In September 2004, Hurricane Francis battered the Southeast, causing widespread flooding. In the path of the storm in Morganton, North Carolina, was a rare piece of history a now-submerged Fairchild 24 owned by Bradley Bormuth's father. By all measure, N2864O should have been lost. But Bradley and some friends set out on a two-year journey to restore her to flying condition.