On August 8, the last known remaining 1935 Lockheed Electra L-10E, named Muriel, will be transported from El Cajon, California, to Atchison, Kansas. The Atchison Amelia Earhart Foundation recently acquired the restored aircraft with plans to house it at a new Amelia Earhart Museum.”The Electra L-10E is the same model aircraft flown by Earhart on her fateful final flight around[Read More…]
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PRESS RELEASE – Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will celebrate famous aviatrix Amelia Earhart’s 118th birthday with a “Happy Birthday, Amelia!” party, offering free admission to visitors dressed in period aviation costume, Friday, July 24, 8 am to 5 pm. Free admission will also apply to accompanying family members, as well.In addition to the free admission, visitors will be able[Read More…]
Acclaimed aviation artist, Ron Cole, has created another stunning portrait. This time he has chosen Amelia Earhart and her fateful final flight as his subject. We will let Ron Cole tell the story of the painting in his own words, but one only has to look at the picture to realize how amazingly talented he is. The reflections cast on the[Read More…]
RICHARD PLEASE ADD INTRO TEXT March 8th – Hangar Talk & Book Signing with Donna Knaff, author of Beyond Rosie the Riveter: Women of World War II in American Popular Graphic Art. Commemorating Women’s History Month, the Museum’s Hangar Talk is at 2pm followed by book signing and meet the author at 3pm. Knaff will examine the role of women[Read More…]
The New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Conn., will hold Open Cockpit Day on Sunday, February 16th. On that day visitors will be permitted to climb into the cockpits of up to twelve vintage airplanes including two supersonic jet fighters, the Vietnam era Huey helicopter, the WWII P-47 Thunderbolt, the Vintage DC-3 airliner, and more. Also, as part of[Read More…]