Restoring an Old Friend

Gino DiNucci, Certified Aircraft & Powerplant Mechanic and FAA Master Mechanic Award winner, led a team of friends in restoring Walter Crosby’s Piper J-3 Cub at Clearwater Airpark in Clearwater, Florida. Walt was able to see it fly before he passed away in January, 2012. Gino and Walt’s widow Geri received an award for the Cub being judged “Best Classic Aircraft Restoration Under 100 HP” at the 2012 Sun ‘n Fun. All are members of the Silver Wings Fraternity. To read more about this story of love and compassion, visit