Archives: Museums & Great Feats

Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum, Atchison, Kansas, Now Open!

Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine February/March 2022 Online Issue When visiting the Amelia Earhart Hangar Museum and the Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum in Atchison, Kansas, you’ll go back in time when the famous aviatrix dreamt of setting world records! The … Continue reading

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A Look At The Kansas Aviation Museum

by Grant Boyd NBAA Under 40 Honoree Photos Courtesy of Kansas Aviation Museum Published In Midwest Flyer Magazine Online October/November 2021 Issue If it wasn’t for Wichita, Kansas, there would be quite a few blanks missing from the aviation history … Continue reading

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EAA Launches “Project 21” Museum Expansion For Year-Round Aviation Education & Training

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, WIS. – At a time least expected due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) launched its “Project 21” initiative, including the … Continue reading

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Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame & Museum (OAS) And The Ohio State University Center For Aviation Studies Announce AvSTEAM Education & Historic Preservation Partnership

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine June/July 2021 Online Issue COLUMBUS, OHIO – Officials from the non-profit Ohio Air & Space Hall of Fame and Museum (OAS) and The Ohio State University Center for Aviation Studies & Air Transportation and Aerospace … Continue reading

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National Museum of the U.S. Air Force Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon Landing

Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue DAYTON, OHIO – On July 20, 1969, history was made during the Apollo 11 spaceflight as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first humans to set foot on the moon. … Continue reading

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Air Force One (SAM 26000) & VC-54C Sacred Cow Move To New Fourth Building At National Museum of the USAF

DAYTON, OHIO – Restoration crews at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force have moved VC-137C Air Force One (SAM 26000), which was used by eight presidents – Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush and Clinton, … Continue reading

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National Naval Aviation Museum – Pensacola… Selecting, Collecting, Preserving & Displaying Naval Aviation History

by Dave Weiman Since the 20th century, “Naval Aviation” has played a crucial role in combat. Eclipsing the battleship as the decisive weapon in war at sea, “aircraft carriers” have projected their powerful air wings, striking with surprise at enemy … Continue reading

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Captain Mick’s Meanderings A Landing & Takeoff On The Theodore Roosevelt

by Michael “Mick” Kaufman All of my life, I have admired Navy pilots and their ability to take off and land on aircraft carriers. The Navy calls their pilots “aviators,” and claim they are better than pilots. I had the … Continue reading

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Morey & Teitell Complete Capital Air Tour As Planned

MEDFORD, OREGON – Field Morey, an FAA-Certified Flight Instructor from Medford, Oregon, with roots in Wisconsin, and Conrad Teitell of Greenwich, Connecticut, an attorney with Cummings & Lockwood, successfully flew to all 49 state capitals in the lower 48 plus … Continue reading

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