Tag Archives: WWII

D-Day Squadron Announces 2024 European Tour

Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine October/November 2022 Digital Issue OXFORD, CT. – The D-Day Squadron announced at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2022, a plan to return to Europe in 2024 for the 80th anniversary of D-Day in France, and the 75th … Continue reading

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A Bright Spot On The Prairie

by Jim Bildilli Published in Midwest Flyer Magazine August/September 2022 Digital Issue Sometime if you find yourself over the seemingly endless flatlands of Kansas and about halfway between Wichita and Tucumcari, you might look down and notice the town of … Continue reading

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VETERANS, ACTIVE MILITARY ADMITTED FREE TO EAA AVIATION MUSEUM ON NOVEMBER 11

Latest Eagle Hangar exhibits honor WWII women aviators, Huey helicopters in Vietnam EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — (October 29, 2020) — All veterans and current active military members are welcome free of charge to the EAA Aviation Museum on … Continue reading

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Wairbirds I Have Flown (In)

by Bob Worthington www.BobWorthingtonWriter.com Published in Midwest Flyer – April/May 2020 issue Last fall, I wrote an article on “warbirds” for a national aviation organization. One question arose: Have I ever flown in a warbird? My response was yes! But … Continue reading

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WWII Vet Savors Gift of Flight

by Brooke Miller Hall Before Jim Leonard could take the ride of his life, he needed to get in the plane. And that’s harder than it sounds. Jim is 90, uses a wheelchair and has a slew of health problems … Continue reading

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