Original Air Force One arrives for restoration

Bridgewater, VA (WVIR) The first presidential aircraft to be called Air Force One is on its way to a full restoration.

The Lockheed C121A Constellation, flew from Arizona to Texas to its final destination in Bridgewater, Virginia on Wednesday.

Nicknamed the Columbine II, the aircraft is almost 70 years old and has been mostly stripped on the inside. It is now in the hands of the Dynamic Aviation Group.

"We’ll put the interior back pretty well like it was when Eisenhower flew in it. We already have some of the things we need inside the airplane," said Karl Stoltzfus, Dynamic Aviation founder.

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