Where Warbirds Fly


On Saturday, Feb. 18, the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif., will host a National Warbirds Operators Conference event. From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. there will be tours at Planes of Fame and at 5 p.m. there will be a flyover of three museum aircraft — two 2 P-51s — Wee Willy and Spam Can — and the museum’s P-40. Additionally there will be visiting aircraft on display: Julie Clark’s T-34 Mentor, Mike McDougall’s TA-4J Skyhawk, and John Muszala’s AD-5 (A-1E) Skyraider.

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Lyon Air Museum hosts royal visitor

Lyon Air Museum, a Southern California showcase for vintage military aircraft and automobiles, played host on Thursday, Dec. 1, to Prince Edward, His Royal Highness, The Duke of Kent. The English royal family member traveled to the U.S. with key people from the American Air Museum in Britain as part of a fundraising trip.

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World War I fighter pilot subject of museum lecture

On Jan. 14 at the Museum of Flight in Seattle, Seattle author Don Ulmer will present a true story of love and war based upon his novella, “Where or When.” The presentation, “Voices of the Great War,” looks at the bittersweet tale about World War I aviator 1st Lt. Malcom Gunn and his childhood sweetheart Marge Van Sciver. The young couple was married only a week before Malcom was shipped to Europe to fight in the war.

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