DAYTON, Ohio — Officials from the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force donated the pilot’s instrument panel from the Boeing B-17F Memphis Belle to the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force during a ceremony last week.
The Memphis Belle is one of the most famous aircraft in World War II history. In May 1943 it became the first U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to complete 25 missions over Europe and return to the United States. [Read more…]
WINDSOR LOCKS, CONN. – The New England Air Museum will hold three events on Sunday, Oct. 11, including the Fall Open Cockpit Day.
Visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to 12 aircraft, including the Vietnam era “Huey” helicopter; the North American F-100 Super Sabre jet fighter; the Coast Guard HH-52 rescue helicopter; Lockheed F-104C Starfighter and many more. [Read more…]