“The F-104 Starfighter in the Warhawk Air Museum is scheduled to be painted and marked in its original USAF colors for static display at the Warbird Roundup at Nampa, Idaho 27-28 June 2015. Other World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam War-era aircraft are on the show’s flying schedule.” [Read more…]
SEATTLE – The Museum of Flight will be opening a special three-day exhibit of Wonder Woman’s famed invisible plane in its Side Gallery beginning Monday, Museum officials announced. The aircraft is the original iteration of the renowned superhero’s plane – a propeller-driven craft that had a cruising speed of more than 2,000 mph and was able to make trans-Atlantic flights without refueling. “It’s an incredible honor to have this aircraft in the Museum, even for a short visit,” said Director of Marketing Mike Bush. “If it can inspire even one youngster to wear the stars and stripes to protect the citizenry of the world, then we’ve done our job.”
Bayport, NY – The Bayport Aerodrome Society (which operates the Bayport Aerodrome Museum) has appointed William T. Armstrong as Membership Director on the Societies Board of Directors. The Bayport Aerodrome Society (BAS) is dedicated to the preservation and heritage of Long Island aviation. Bill Armstrong is a native of Long Island with ties to the field since 1985 and a love of aviation from childhood. Bill graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and an honorable discharge as Lieutenant in the United States Naval Reserve after 8 years of service. Bill and his wife Meghan own and pilot a vintage Cessna 170B based at the field (23N). The BAS has meticulously cared for the 1928 airfield since 1978. It is a “Living Aviation Museum” housing over 40 pristine airworthy antique and classic aircraft. Open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from April to October with no admission charge.