Archived from the original on 24 June National air and Space Museum. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Woods; Museums and the Public: Retrieved 20 February Retrieved 8 May
In the s, veterans groups engaged in a call for the Smithsonian to put the aircraft on display, leading to an acrimonious debate about exhibiting the aircraft without a proper historical context.
Restoring Enola Gay, Tuskegee, other bombers at aviation museum
Enola Gay became the center of a controversy at the Smithsonian Institution when the museum planned to put its fuselage on public display in as part of an exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Retrieved 9 June The crew chief is responsible for keeping the plane flying and knows the plane inside and out. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia from March—Junewith the fuselage and wings reunited for the first time since on 10 April  and assembly completed on 8 August Replacements were found or fabricated, and marked so that future curators could distinguish them from the original components.
Archived from the original on 13 October It was probably the most beautiful piece of machinery that any pilot ever flew. Facts about the Atomic Bomb". Six months ago, museum volunteer Bob Denison began restoring it and is nearing completion. Nicks Low Speed Wind Tunnel. Retrieved 9 June