In 2019, retired Army NCO Mark Sandercock led a crew of 5 to restore the relatively untouched control cab interior. They hand cleaned and painted the interior over the course of a couple of weeks. Other improvements and repairs include restitching the dry rotted curtains and the addition of solar powered night lights. The volunteers would still like to re-canvas the cockpit seats. Aside from that, they feel their job is complete.
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