This J.3 was constructed during 1944 and was used by the U.S. Army for two years before being sold in Switzerland.
It flew as HB-OGU for about ten years and was then sold to Germany.
It remained active until June 2007 when it crashed in a valley in Austria, slightly injuring both occupants.
After this accident it was put in storage.
During September 2009 the damaged aircraft was transported to Antwerpen for restoration.
Both wings have already been repaired and are being recovered.
Fuselage being recovered with ceconite.
Testing the new markings.
Painted fuselage, ready for installation of the engine.
Engine installation almost completed.
Rigging the wings
New leather interior installed.
Finishing off the engine-installation and fitted the new cowlings.
Ready to go flying again.