Archives: Museums & Great Feats

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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