HAMMONDSPORT, N.Y. — On Sept. 19, the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in the Finger Lakes Region of New York State will pay tribute to the Father of Naval Aviation in its annual Seaplane Homecoming. [Read more…]
The hangar will be home to several rare vintage jets from around the world where visitors can get an up close view and learn more about the aircraft and the roles they played in history. [Read more…]
Back in 1949 Don Sly was a recent high school graduate and had what he thought was the opportunity of a lifetime.
“A friend had an uncle who owned an old biplane that he used to do airshows,” Sly, now 83, recalls. “Through my friend I got to ride in that biplane.”
That ride ignited a passion for aviation that stays with Sly to this day. [Read more…]