Lincoln Highway’s Penndel airplane in video

In a follow-up to my post of Oct. 23, 2009, about the former Penndel airplane restaurant — once a well-known roadside attraction along the Lincoln Highway in eastern Pennsylvania — another blogger at bethanybroadcast.blogspot.com dug deeper to report this:

Even cooler, upon some research, I discovered [here, a link to this blog was listed] that the plane was restored, but contrary to the source [since corrected plus check the comments], it’s not in working order. “The aircraft, along with the others in our collection, are accessioned under the National Museum of the United States Air Force which require the aircraft to not be in a working condition,” said one commenter who claimed to work at the Air Mobility Command Museum where the plane is located.

Bethany also listed this video link of the airplane restaurant still in operation in the 1990s:

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  1. The Super Constellation you mention is at the Air Mobility Command Musuem at Dovber AFB DE and you can see pictures on our web site at http://www.amcmuseum.org
    Just to clear things up a bit, some of our aircraft are airworthy but we are not allowed to fly them because our mission is preservation not flying. The Connie suffered much damage when she was sawed apart for movement so we opted to restore her using non-airworthy materials and methods, saving much money and resulting in the same appearence.

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