TIGHAR offers aviation historic preservation services to governments and private entities world-wide on a contract basis.

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Historic aircraft evaluation, recovery and conservation.
  • Wreck/crash site identification, archaeological survey and analysis.
  • Nominations of aviation-related historic properties to national, state, provincial and other registers of historic heritage.
  • Compliance with cultural resource and environmental laws and regulations including Section 106 for U.S. sites and Ministry of Defence licensing for U.K. sites.
  • Historic airfield archaeology.

TIGHAR draws on a wide range of professionals to tailor a team to your special needs. Our experts include archeologists, historians, museum curators, specialists in regulatory compliance, engineers, conservation scientists, forensic scientists, environmental scientists, film and still photographers.

All contracts include a full hard copy and digital report. Should you wish for the results of the work to be rendered as a presentation or an addition to your website, TIGHAR offers writing and web design services to produce either a complete presentation or elements for your staff to use.

For proposals, availability, and pricing please contact Ric Gillespie, Executive Director, TIGHAR.

Completed Projects
WWII Japanese Aircraft, Yap Harold Gillam Lockheed Electra Crash Site
NC 14935, Kellogg, Idaho Rapid Recording of Historic Aircraft Wrecks
Evaluation and Assessment of Significance Archaeological Site: 8BY1817 (Aircraft Crash), Tyndall Air Force Base, Bay County, Florida  

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