Above is the completed hangar in August of 2015.  The hangar was mostly completed to our original plans, we were just waiting for a lease with the city airport real estate division.

   Restoration begun in March of 2015 and completed in July of 2015 with the help of local artists, aviation enthusiasts and the community.

   Restoration begun in March of 2015 and completed in July of 2015 with the help of local artists, aviation enthusiasts and the community.

The picture to the right was our artist conception of the future San Diego Sky Tours hangar.  Our plan was to use this for the community as well.

  • Civil Air Patrol Meetings
  • Boy Scouts- Aviation Explorer
  • Women in Aviation
  • Antique Aircraft Association
  • Partnership with the Air & Space Museum

We did not complete the top level paint due to insecurity about the pending lease with leadership of Montgomery Field.

The beautiful vintage class windows were a source of pride with San Diego Sky Tours.  Though the window restoration took over 40 hours and a couple thousand dollars, they became a source of pride for our company.  They windows were the eyes of the hangar.

Look at these windows!  They were extensively restored by volunteers and San Diego Sky Tours pilots.

Look at these windows!  They were extensively restored by volunteers and San Diego Sky Tours pilots.

A vintage and historic hangar can be restored by energy, effort, creativity and a lot of sweat.

1950's Spiders facility.  Notice the beautiful windows and the far corner.

1950's Spiders facility.  Notice the beautiful windows and the far corner.

Connecting with the younger generation, Sky Tours takes care to preserve the old vintage feel.   Above, an aviation enthusiast in the restored Spiders hangar in July of 2015.  Sky Tours took care to preserve the old vintage feel as a reminder of our aviation history, it seemed to jive well with the younger generation.

Connecting with the younger generation, Sky Tours takes care to preserve the old vintage feel.   Above, an aviation enthusiast in the restored Spiders hangar in July of 2015.  Sky Tours took care to preserve the old vintage feel as a reminder of our aviation history, it seemed to jive well with the younger generation.

Following World War II, Lindbergh field was designated for commercial traffic and Montgomery Field was upgraded for private use.  Here is a bird's - eye view of Montgomery Field in the 1950s.

Bringing the historic with the modern side of Spiders/San Diego Sky Tours

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